Stelis brachiata Luer 2002

TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer

Common Name or Meaning The ? Stelis

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations around 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with ercet ramicauls enveloped patially by an elongate, inflated sheath and carrying an erect, linear-obovate, obtuse, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, .24" [6 mm] long, several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 drawing fide