Telipogon elcimeyae Braas & Horich 1982 Photo by Pontus Aratoun and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Full shade Cool Cold Falkl

Common Name The El Cimeya ? Telipogon

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Costa Rica at elevations around 1500 to 2400 meters as a miniminiature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with an erect ramicaul carrying ellipitic, acute leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, terete, filamentous, to 1.2" [3 cm] long, successively single, 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideologia Vol 17 #1 1987 photo fide; Phylogeny and Classification of the Orchid Family Dressler 1993 photo fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003;