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Stelis gelida

Object Details

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Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Accession Number
2005-0078A
Bloom Time (Northern Hemisphere)
December to April
Provenance
From a cultivated plant not of known wild origin
Topic
Orchids
Living Collections
Range
S Florida to Trop America
Habitat
Swamps; 200-2300m
Life Form
Epiphytic
Bloom Characteristics
Erect inflorescencce is 4-10" long with 5-25 white flowers.
Fragrance
Fragrant
Data Source
Smithsonian Gardens
Common Name
Flor de Llanten
Frosted Orchid
The Frosty Stelis
Group
[vascular plants]
Class
Equisetopsida
Subclass
Magnoliidae
Superorder
Lilianae
Order
Asparagales
Family
Orchidaceae
Subfamily
Epidendroideae
Genus
Stelis
Species
gelida
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax79fcc5c29-f64b-4d2c-9650-672f12296de0
Record ID
ofeo-sg_2005-0078A
Photographed by: Creekside Digital
Photographed by: Creekside Digital
Photographed by: Creekside Digital
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