Telipogon cristinae P.Ortiz 2010 publ 2011TYPE Photo by Padre Pedro Ortiz

Common Name Cristina's Telipogon [Sra Maria Cristina Samper de Uribe Colombian co-collector of species current]

Flower Size .88" [2.2 cm]

Found in Cundinamarca department of Colombia in cloud forests around Chingaza at elevations around 3400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with an abbreviated stem carrying a few leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, longer than the leaf, peduncle flattened, provided with 2 bracts of differing sizes, to 2.5" [6.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol 27 #2 2010 publ. 2011 photo/drawing fide;

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