Telipogon anacristinae (Pupulin) Dressler & N.H. Williams 2005 SECTION Taeniorhachis Photos by Pupulin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Full ShadewarmSummer

Common Name Ana Christina's Telipogon [Costa Rican Orchid Enthusiast current - an original collector of species]

Flower Size .2" [6mm]

Found in Costa Rica in wet premontane forests at elevations around 800 to 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with 2 to 3, distichous, narrowly ellipitc to lanceolate, acute, minutely apiculate leaves that blooms in the summer on a simple, successively to 10 flowered, to 6.4" [16 cm] long, terete inflorescence with 2 to 3 infundibuliform triangular, acute bracts and triangular, obtuse floral bracts.

Synonyms *Stellilabium anacristinae Pupulin. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Harvard Pap. Bot. 8(1): 30. 2003 as Stellilabium anachristinae;