Isochilus unilateralis B.L.Rob. 1894 Photo by Orchi and the Wikimedia Website

Part shadeWarmSpringFall

Common Name The One Sided Isochilus

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi, Hidalgo and Queretaro states of Mexico in oak and pine forests or cloud forests at elevations of 1000 to 1400 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect, thin, slightly compressed stems enveloped by leaf bearing sheaths and carrying articulate to the leaf bearing sheaths, distichous, rigidly ascending, subadpressed, narrowly linear-lanceolate, retuse leaves that blooms in the spring through fall on a terminal, racemose, lax, sessile, secund, arched, .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] long, 5 to 7 flowered inflorescence carrying, large for the genus, campanulate, half open flowers without any discernable scent

Synonyms Isochilus linearis var. unilateralis (B.L.Rob.) Correll 1941

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidaceaerum I Plate 49 Hagsater & Salazar 1990 drawing good;

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