Stelis subinconspicua Schltr. 1923 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Most Inconspicuous Stelis [refers to the size of the plant]

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica at elevations under 600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphtye with erect ramicauls carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, linear, obtuse, contracted below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, flexuous, lax, to 1.12" [to 2.8 cm] long including the very short peduncle, mostly simultaneously 6 to 12 flowered inflorecence with deltoid-cucullate, apiculate floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 19: 19 Schlechter 1923 drawing fide;

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