Stenoptera montana C.Schweinf. 1941 TYPE Drawing by Schweinfurth

Common Name The Mountain Growing Stenoptera

Flower Size .5" [1.25 cm]

Found in Huanuco Peru in "Bunch Grass uplands" at elevations around 2760 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect,rather slender, glabrous stem carrying 4 to 5 clustered towards the base in a rosette, oblanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the clasping base leaves that blooms on a erect, slender cylindrical, to 5[12.5 cm] long, loosely to subdensely several to commonly amny flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, glabrous, scarious, longer than the pubescent ovary floral bracts and carrying small green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI Orchids of Peru Vol 1 Schweinfurth 1958 drawing fide;