Telipogon biolleyi Schltr. 1911 SECTION Brevicaules SUBSECTION Teretiscapi Braas Photos by Daniel Jimenez

Plant and Flowers Photos by Pupulin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Common Name Biolley's Telipogon [Original Collector Of Species Early 1900's]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama in cloud forest, from 1400 to 2000 meters above sea level in shaded places as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short stem enveloped by loose, clasping sheaths carrying elliptic-obovate, acute leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on an erect, terminal, terete, unbranched, to 6" [15 cm] long, 3 to 8 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Telipogon endresianus Kraenzl. 1919

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Orquideologia Vol 14 No 1 1979 as T endresianum photo fide; Orquideologia Vol 17 #1 1987 photo /drawing fide; Orquideologia Vol 18 #3 Dodson & Escobar 1993 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 30 1841 - 1904 Brieger 1994 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 2 2003 photo fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 No 1 2006 photo

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