Stelis atrorubens L.O.Williams 1942 SECTION Stelis

Drawing by L.O.Williams

Common Name The Deep Red Stelis

Flower Size

Found in Cocle province of Panama at elevations of 600 to 1000 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect, slender stems enveloped by sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, fleshy, elliptic to elliptic-oblanceolate, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, 6" [15 cm] long, distichous, many flowered inflorescence with infundibuliform, acute, scarious floral bracts.

Synonyms Apatostelis atrorubens (L.O.Williams) Garay 1979

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 29: 339 L O Williams 1942

The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946

The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946drawing fide;

Bot. Mus. Leafl. 27: 187 Garay 1979 as Apotostelis atrorubens;

Orchidaceae Stelis Swartz Compendium Duque 2008 drawing fide;