Stelis conmixta Schltr. 1918 Drawing by F Hamer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The ? Stelis

Flower Size .16 [4 mm]

Found in Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica in humid montane forests at elevations around 1000 to 1600 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect, stout ramicauls enveloped by 2 sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly ligulate, obtuse, cuneate below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, lax, slighty fractiflex, to 3.2 [to 8 cm] long including the .8 [2 cm] long peduncle, mostly simultaneously several flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe with ovate, acuminate floral bracts.

Synonyms Stelis ingramii Luer 1996

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Beih. Bot. Centralbl., Abt. 2 36(2): 387-388 Schlechter 1918; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 1277 F Hamer 1985 drawing fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; Orchidaceae Stelis Swartz A Compendium Duque 2008 drawing good; Orchidaceae Stelis Swartz A Compendium Duque 2008 as S ingramii drawing good