Stelis gemma

Stelis gemma

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Stelis
Species: Ste. gemma
Binomial name
Stelis gemma
Garay 1969

Stelis gemma is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Stelis.


Plant blooms in the winter with several flowers.


Plant is found in the montane forest of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 1200 to 1800 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 Gem Stelis

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