Pachyphyllum hagsateri Dodson 1996 Drawing by © Dodson and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Hagsater's Pachyphyllum [Mexican Orchid Enthusiast and Epidendrum specialist current]

Flower Size .16" [4mm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations around 3300 meters as a small to just medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with a monopodial, basally branching stem enveloped by imbricate leaf sheaths carrying fleshy, spreading, ovate, entire, mucronate-apiculate apically, narrowing below into the clasping base leaves that blooms in the winter on an axillary, to .6" [1.5 cm] long, 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence with awl shaped floral bracts and carrying, small, fleshy, campanulate, probably yellow green flowers.

Synonyms Fernandezia hagsateri (Dodson) M.W.Chase 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 20(1): 104. 1996 Dodson drawing fide;

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