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Isochilus carnosiflorus

Isochilus carnosiflorus

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Isochilus
Species: Ischls. carnosiflorus
Alliance:
Binomial name
Isochilus carnosiflorus
Lindl. 1844


Isochilus carnosiflorus is a species in the genus Isochilus.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in growing in Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of0 to 1900 meters

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from fall to winter with several 5 mm wide flowers.

CultureEdit

Grow plants in cool to warm temperatures in partial shade. Plants should be grown in a mixture of fine bark with perlite. Plants can also be potted in New Zealand sphagnum moss or tree fern fibers. Keep the potting mix moist but not wet or damp. Water when the mix begins to dry. To induce blooming keep plants cool.


NamingEdit

Common Name: The Fleshy Flowered Isochilus

SynonymsEdit

  1. Isochilus crassiflorus A. Rich. & Galeotti 1845
  2. Isochilus linearis var. carnosiflorus (Lindl.) Correll 1941

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