Telipogon berthae P.Ortiz 1994 Photo by Jay Pfahl

Flower Closeup Photo by Lourens Grobler

Another Flower Photo by Arturo Carillo

Full shadeCold WinterSpring EARLYSummer

Common Name Bertha's Telipogon [Berta Ospina First Lady Of Colombia and Orchid Enthusiast 1900's]

Flower Size 3/4" [1.8 cm]

Found in Cundinamarc department of Colombia at elevations around 3000 to 3200 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte that blooms in the winter, spring and early summer


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombia Orchids Vol VI COS 1998 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 80 #2 2016 photo fide;