Crocodeilanthe rictoria is an orchid species identified by (Rchb.f.) Luer in 2004. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Stelis rictoria.
ORIGIN: Found most likely in Antioquia Colombia without specific locational data.
DESCRIPTION: Medium sized sized epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by a tubular sheath near the middle and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute, cuneate below into the slender petiolate base leaf that blooms on a few, simultaneous, slender, 2 to 5.2 [5 to 13 cm] long including the 2.4 [6 cm] long peduncle, subdensely many flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe from an annulus below the abscission layer.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.2 inches [5 mm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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