Telipogon campoverdei D.E.Benn. & Ric.Fernández 1992

Plant and Flower

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Photos by © Milan Vagner

Deep Shade ColdWinterSpringSummerFall

Common Name Campoverde's Telipogon [Peruvian Collector of species current]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Peru in cold moist cloud forests at elevations around 3000 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with elongate, slightly compressed stems carrying narrowly oval to oblanceolate, acute leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on an axillary, racemose, successively few flowered inflorescence with 1 to 2 flowers open at any one time.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 193 Bennett & Christenson 1993 drawing close; Las Orquideas del Peru Izerskyy & Bezverhov 2011 photo close differs in the wider lateral sepals; LANKESTERIANA 14(1) 2014