Telipogon boissierianus Rchb.f. 1856Drawing by Reichenbach

LATE EARLY

Common Name Boissier's Telipogon [Swiss Proffessor of Botany 1800's]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in southern Ecuador and Peru in grassy scrub cloud forests at elevations around 3200 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a creeping, branching toewards the apex stem carrying distichous, evenly spaced, short, fleshy, conduplicate into the basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a terminal, erect, elongate, terete, wingless inflorescence carrying successively few, single flowered inflorescence

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 987 Dodson 1984 drawing fide;

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