Lepanthes telipogoniflora Schuit. & A. de Wilde 1996 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes Novon 1993

Side View Of Flower Photos courtesy of Danny Lentz , plant grown by the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Plant and Flower Photo by Lourens Grobler

Common Name The Telipogon-Like Lepanthes

Flower Size 1/2" 1.25 cm]

Found in Risaralda Colombia at elevations of 500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 4 to 5 microscopically ciliate lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, obtuse, broadly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a slender, lax, .4 to .6 [1 to 1.5 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 No 2 2004 photo; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 drawing fide;