This name is a synonym of Stelis praealta (Luer & Hirtz) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 160720) with original publication details: Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 65: 45 1998.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:1013078-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-160720, and has not been changed.