Stelis immodica Luer & Hirtz 2004 SECTION Stelis Drawing by Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at he Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Beyond Bounds Stelis [refers to the broad margin of the petals]

Flower Size .8 [2 mm]

Found in Esmeraldas Ecuador in wet forests at elevations around 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped in the middle third by a tubular sheath and 1 to 2 shorter others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly elliptical, subacute, narrowly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, strict, secund, 2 to 2.8" [17 cm] long including almost non-existent peduncle, simultaneously several, many flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe and has infundibular, oblique, acute floral bracts.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 drawing fide;

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