Telipogon caulescens Dressler 2003 Photo by Tuang Luong and His Terra Gallery Website

Deep shade Cool Cold Spring

Common Name The Stem Forming Telipogon

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Panama at elevations around 2000 meters as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a caulescent stem carrying elliptic-oblong, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal or axillary, to 8" [20 cm] long ,racemose, simultaneously 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with ovate, acuminate, carinate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchids AOS Vol 72 #2 pg 114-115, photo. Dressler 2003