Telipogon barbozae (J.T.Atwood & Dressler) N.H.Williams & Dressler 2005

Plant and Flowers Drawing by Attwood & Dressler and The Epidendra Website

Part shadeCool Spring

Common Name Barboza's Telipogon [Costa Rican Orchid Enthusaist current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in the province of Puntaarenas Costa Rica in lower montane forests at elevations around 1500 to 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with ephemeral, 2 elliptic-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on 1 to 2, wiry, 3.2" [8 cm] long, successively single few flowered inflorescence enveloped almost completely by broadened bracts.

Synonyms *Stellilabium barbozae J.T.Atwood & Dressler 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Selbyana 16(2): 239, f. 1. 1995 as Stellilabium barbozae drawing fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003 as Stellilabium barbozae ;