Telipogon ariasii Dodson & D.E.Benn. 1989

Photo courtesy of Erica Moron de Abad

Common Name Arias' Telipogon [Peruvian Orchid Nurseryman current]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Junin department of Peru at elevations around 2800 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with a short, ascending rhizome giving rise to elliptic-lanceolate to oblanceolate, acute, attenuate below into the conduplicate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a basal, 3" [7.5 cm] long, winged, flexuous, successively few flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II Orchids of Peru Plate 0184 Dodson & Bennett 1989 drawing good; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 4 2003 photo fide; Orchid Species Of Peru Zelenko & Bermudez 2009 photo not = T sp; Orchid Species Of Peru Zelenko & Bermudez 2009 photo fide as T aff pulchra pg 351; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 as t cf ariasii photo ok; Orquideas del Peru Freuler 2010 photo fide; Las Orquideas del Peru Izerskyy & Bezverhov 2011 photo fide; LANKESTERIANA 14(1) 2014