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

Common Name The Pangui Stelis [A community near where the species was found]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Morona-Santiago Ecuador at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing 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 elliptical, subacute, narrowly cuneate into the slender petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, congested, secund, 3.2 to 4" [8 to 10 cm] long including the to .4" [1 cm] long peduncle, mostly simultaneouly many flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe from an annulus below the apex of the ramicaul with narrowly oblique, acute floral bracts.

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

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