Telipogon williamsii P.Ortiz 2008 Photo by Arturo Carillo

Common Name William's Telipogon

Flower Size

Found in Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1350 to 2300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte

Synonyms *Cordanthera andina L.O.Williams 1941; Stellilabium andinum (L.O.Williams) Garay & Dunst. 1979; Telipogon andinus ( L.O.Williams ) N.H.Williams & Dressler 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Cordanthera andina; *Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 3 Dunsterville and Garay 1979 as Stellilabium andinum drawing good; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 4 COS 1992 as Stellilabium andinum photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 30 1841 - 1904 Brieger 1994 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 3 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 as Stellilabium andinum drawing good; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 as Stellilabium andinum photo fide