Telipogon caroliae Dodson & R.Escobar 1987 TYPE Photo by © R Escobar and The Epidendra Webpage

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by © L C Vieira


Common Name Carol's Telipogon

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Costa Rica in oak forests at elevations of 2800 to 3300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing caespitose epiphyte with erect ramicauls carrying oblanceolate-elliptic leaves that blooms in the later summer and earlier fall on a terminal, to 10.8" [27 cm] long, successively several to 14 flowered inflorescence carrying resupinate, yellow flowers with reddish brown veins and a purple-red center.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología Vol 17#1 pg 44. Dodson & Escobar 1987 drawing/photo fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003;