Stelis atrorubens L.O.Williams 1942 SUBGENUS ApotostelisDrawing by L.O.Williams

Common Name The Deep Red Stelis

Flower Size

Found in Cocle state 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 ; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Stelis Swartz Compendium Duque 2008 drawing fide;