Stelis floripendens O.Duque 2010 publ. 2011
Type Drawing Photo/Drawing by © Duque and The Epidendra Website
Common Name The Pendent Flowered Stelis [refers to the pendent raceme]
Found in Putumayo Colombia at elevations around 200 to 300 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with erect, short ramicauls enveloped by 2 sheaths at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, oblong, obtuse, tridenticulate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a pendent, spirally arranged, 8" [20 cm] long including the .5" [1.25 cm] long peduncle, mostly simultaneously many flowered inflorescence with infundibular, floral bracts.
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 27: 119-120, 127 Duque 2010 drawing fide;