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Stelis maxima

Stelis maxima

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Stelis
Species: Ste. maxima
Alliance:
Binomial name
Stelis maxima
Lindl. 1845


Stelis maxima is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Stelis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms mostly in spring with many 1.25 cm wide flowers

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Panama, Ecuador and Bolivia at elevations of 300 to 950 meters

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Greatest Stelis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Stelis allenii L.O. Williams 1942

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