Stelis jatunyacuensis Luer & Hirtz 2009 SECTION Humboldtia Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Jantunyacu Stelis [A river near where the species was discovered]

Flower Size .12 [3 mm]

Found in Napo Ecuador at elevations around 650 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 2 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, lax, flexuous, 4" [2 to 2.5 cm] long including the 2" [1 to 1.2 cm] peduncle, mostly simultaneously few flowered inflorescence arising from near the apex of the ramicaul and has broadly oblique acute floral bracts.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXX Luer 2009 drawing fide;

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