Telipogon bergoldii (Garay & Dunst.) Senghas & Lückel 1994

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Plant and Flowers in situ Venezuela Photos by © Karl Senghas and Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part shadeCool Spring

Common Name Bergold's Telipogon [German Orchid Enthusiast late 1900's]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in northern Venezuela on small branches in fairly light forests at elevations around 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short stem enveloped by imbricating leaf bases and carrying, fleshy, linear, acute, gradually conduplicate below into the base leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, erect, to .8" [2 cm] long, successively few flowered inflorescence with small fleshy floral bracts.

Synonyms Darwiniella bergoldii (Garay & Dunst.) Braas & Lückel 1982; Darwiniera bergoldii (Garay & Dunst.) Braas & Lückel 1982; Stellilabium bergoldii (Garay & Dunst.) Carnevali & G.A.Romero in G.A.Romero & G.Carnevali 2000; Trichoceros bergoldii Garay & Dunst. 1972

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay 1966 as Trichoceros bergoldii drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Dunsterville & Garay 1979 as Trichoceros bergoldii drawing fide; *Die Orchideen lieferung 30 Schlechter/Brieger 1994 drawing ok; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Romero & Carnevalli 2000 as Stellilabium bergoldii drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum eruviarum Plate 774 Bennett & Christenson 2001 as Stellilabium bergoldii drawing fide

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