Beloglottis hameri Garay 1981

Photo by R Jimenez and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Drawing by Hamer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Website


Common Name Hamer's Beloglottis [German Orchid Enthusiast and Collector in South America 1900's]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica at elevations around 1800 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with basal, elliptic, subacuminate, gradually narrowing below into the canaliculate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, terminal, glabrous below pubescent above, somewhat purple, to 10" [25 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideas de El Salvador Vol 3 [Garay] Hamer 1981 drawing/photo fide; Selbyana Vol 10 Orchids of Central America Hamer 1988 drawing fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hamel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003 drawing goode; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018