Telipogon andreetae Dodson & Hirtz in C.H.Dodson 2004 Photo by Alexander Hirtz

Common Name Andreeta's Telipogon [Italian Priest and Orchid Enthusiast passed 2011]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations around 2000 to 2700 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a short, stout rhizome giving rise to small flattened pseudobulbs enveloped by 2 to 3 leaves and carrying a single, apical, thick, elliptic-oblong, obtuse, dehiscent at the base leaf that blooms on a triangular, peduncle, 2.4 to 3.2" [6 to 8 cm] long, rachis short, few flowered inflorescence with a navicular, acute floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ecuadorian Native Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 Dodson & Hirtz photo fide;