Stelis kareniae Luer 1996

Inflorescence Photos by Bogarin and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Karen's Stelis [American Co-collector of species current]

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica at elevations around 1650 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, stout ramicauls enveloped by 2 basal sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, subdense, distichous, 12.8 to 17.6" [32 to 44 cm] long including the 6 to 10" [15 to 25 cm] peduncle, simultaneously several, many flowered inflorescence with infundibular, oblique acute floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Stelis Swartz A Compendium Duque 2008 drawing fide;

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