Stelis lumbricosa O.Duque 1997 SECTION Stelis Photo by © Diego Calderon and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website
Common Name Lugo's Stelis [German collector of species Current]
Flower Size .16" [4 mm]
Found in Santander and Risaralda Colombia at elevations around 2000 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with erect, stout ramicauls arising from the node on the previous ramicaul and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical-oblong, subacute, tridenticulate, cuneate below into the sulcate petiolate base leaf that blooms on 1 to 2, erect, loose, distichous,, to 4" [ to 10 cm] long including the very short peduncle, mostly simultaneously many flowered inflorescence arising through an acute spathe.
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia 20: 354 Duque 1997 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Stelis Swartz A Compendium Duque 2008 drawing fide;