Beloglottis ecallosa (Ames & C.Schweinf.) Hamer & Garay 1981 Drawing by Hamer

Common Name The Callus-Less Beloglottis

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in El Salvador and Costa Rica in wet montane foretss at elevations around 1800 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with thick roots giving rise to 3 to 4, basal, present at blooming, green, elliptic-lanceolate, elongate, channeled petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, peduncle with 2 white hairy sheaths, to [35 cm] long overall, white hairy, rachis to 2" [5 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence carrying green white hairy flowers .

Synonyms *Spiranthes ecallosa Ames & C.Schweinf. 1930

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Las Orquideas de el Slavador Vol 3 Hamer 1981 drawing fide; Selbyana Vol 10 1988 drawing fide;

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