Telipogon embreei N.H.Williams & Dressler 2005 Photo by Alexander Hirtz

Drawing Drawing by Dodson and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Embree's Telipogon [Amerrican Orchid Enthusiast in Central America 1900's]]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Zamora-Chinchipe province of Ecuador in very wet montane cloud forests at elevations around 1000 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect stem enveloped by several, imbricating leaf sheaths and carrying 5 to 7, deciduous, narrowly ovate, acute, narrowing at the base leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on a terminal, erect, slender, slightly flattened, to 3.2" [8cm] long, successivly 1 to 3, several flowered inflorescence with 2 to 3 remote bracts.

Synonyms Dipterostele frymirei (Dodson) Garay & G.A.Romero 1998; Stellilabium frymirei Dodson 1982

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 495 Dodson 1982 as Stellilabium frymirei drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 as Stellilabium frymirei photo fide