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

Full ShadeColdSummerTHROUGH winter

Common Name The Southern Peruvian Telipogon

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.4" [3 to 3.5 cm]

Found in the Valles 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 a few oblanceolate, acuminate leaves with crenulate margins that blooms in the summer through winter on a 4.8" " [12 cm] long, alatae, flexuose racemose, successively 2 to 3, to 9 flowered inflorescence with an ovate-triangular, acuminate floral bracts.


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 as T sp pg 353