Isochilus pitalensis Hamer & Garay in F.Hamer 1981

TYPE Drawing TYPE Photo/TYPE Drawing by Hamer

Full shade Cold LATER Summer

Common Name The Cerro El Pital Isochilus

Flower Size .28" [7 mm] long

Found in El Salvador in cloud forests at elevations around 2600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with a close set, erect, sheathed below, leafy above stems carrying linear, obtuse, obliquely bilobed leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, short, 2 flowered inflorescence carrying orange flowers Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Las Orquideas de el Salvador Vol 3 Hamer 1981 drawing fide; Selbyana Vol 10 1988 drawing/photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 drawing fide