Telipogon antioquianus Rchb.f. 1876 Photo by Carlos Uribe V.


Common Name The Antioquia Telipogon [A Colombian State]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in northern Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte. This species dies back after blooming in the summer and takes a rest until the next growth season, so do not throw out until you are sure it is dead.

Synonyms Telipogon andinus Dodson 1984

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 985 Doson 1984 drawing ok as T andinus; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 4 COS 1992 photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 pg 436 photo fide; Orquideas Nativas del Tachira Cesar Fernandez 2003 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 #8 2019 photo fide;