Stelis globosa

Stelis globosa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Stelis
Species: Ste. globosa
Binomial name
Stelis globosa
Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2002

Stelis globosa is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Stelis.


Plant blooms with 6mm flowers.


Plant is found on tree limbs in the dense forest in Narino State of Colombia at elevations of 2500 to 3000 meters.


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


Common Names: The Globose Stelis


  1. Crocodeilanthe popayanensis (F.Lehm. & Kraenzl.) Luer 2004
  2. Pleurothallis popayanensis F.Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1899
  3. Stelis popayanensis (F.Lehm. & Kraenzl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

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