Stelis hansenacea Luer & R.Escobar

, Harvard Pap. Bot. 21(1): 73 (2016).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Harvard Papers in Botany. Cambridge, MA
21(1): 73
Date of Publication
25 Jul 2016
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
C.Luer, J.Luer & R.Escobar 16796
Risaralda: E of and above Santa Rosa de Cabal, 2800 m
Collection Date
12 May 1993
Type Herbaria
holotype MO
Distribution Of Types
Colombia (Western South America, Southern America)

Nomenclatural Notes



doi:10.3100/hpib.v21iss1.2016.n6 the specific epithet is named for the appearance of the superficially similar skin lesions of Hansen's disease, leprosy, to those of the floral parts of this species