Telipogon acicularis (Dressler) N.H.Williams & Dressler 2005 Drawing by Dressler The Epidendra Orchid Photo Website

Part shadeCoolLATER Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Small Needle Telipogon [refers to the setae on the column and lip]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama near streams at elevations around 1400 meters as a cool growing epiphyte with a stem carrying oblanceolate, membraneous, ephemeral, leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a winged, few flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Stellilabium aciculare Dressler 1999

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Harvard Pap. Bot. 4(2): 471-472, f. 1E-F. 1999 as Stellilabium aciculare drawing fide

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