Isochilus carnosiflorus

Isochilus carnosiflorus

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

Isochilus carnosiflorus is a species in the genus Isochilus.


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


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


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.


Common Name: The Fleshy Flowered Isochilus


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