Stelis pluriracemosa Luer & Hirtz 2007 SECTION StelisDrawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Several Raceme Stelis

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Morona-Santiago Ecuador without elevational data as a small sized epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by a tubular sheath below the middle and 2 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly ovate, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on 3 to 6, erect, congested, to 1.6 to 3.2" [4 to 8 cm] long including the broadly flattened, .4" [1 cm] long peduncle, simultaneously few to many, many flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe from an annulus below the apex of the ramicaul with oblique, acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXIX Luer 2007 drawing fide;