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Stelis flexuosa

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Stelis flexuosa

Stelis flexuosa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Stelis
Species: Ste. flexuosa
Binomial name
Stelis flexuosa
Lindl. 1843

Stelis flexuosa is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Stelis.


Plant blooms in the Summer with several 3mm flowers.


Plant is found on tree limbs in the forest from Colombia to Bolivia at elevations of 1800 to 3950 meters


Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.


Common Names: The Flexous Stelis


  1. Stelis tolimensis Schltr. 1924

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