Telipogon antisuyuensis Nauray & A. Galán 2008 Photos by © Nauray, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Full ShadeColdSummerTHROUGH Fall

Common Name The Antisuyu Telipogon [refers to it's occurence on the easternmost side of the ancient Inca Empire]

Flower Size 1.8 to 2" [4.5 to 5 cm]

Found in the Valle de Lares in the eastern side of the department of Cuzco Peru in cloud forests at elevations around 2500 to 3400 meters as a miniature to just small sized, cold growing, caespitose epiphyte with a stem carrying oblanceolate, to obovate-lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the summer through fall on a 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm] long, winged, erect to curved, racemose, successively 1, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with an ovate-triangular, acuminate floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *An. Jard. Bot. Madrid 65(1): 74. 2008; Orchid Species Of Peru Zelenko & Bermudez 2009 photo fide pg 353 as T sp not pg 551 T antisuyensis = T vargasi?

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