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

Common Name The Crowded Inflorescence Stelis

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Napo Ecuador at elevations around 500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls with a tubular sheath below the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, erect, coriaceous, narrowly elliptical, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on an apical, erect, dense, 2.4 to 3.2" [6 to 8 cm] long including the 1.2 to 1.6 [3 to 4 cm] long peduncle, simultaneous, many flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe from an annulus below the apex of the ramicaul and has oblique, acute floral bracts.

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

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