Telipogon fortunae (Dressler) N.H.Williams & Dressler 2005 Photos by Diego Bogarin and The Epidendra Website


Common Name The Fortuna Telipogon [A Dam in Panama]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Panama at elevations of 1000 to 1450 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an elongate stem to 4.8" [12 cm] long, carrying ephemeral, thin, oblong leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect inflorescence with triangular, decurrent on the rachis, floral bracts.

Synonyms Stellilabium fortunae Dressler 1999

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Harvard Pap. Bot. 4(2): 473, f. 1B-D. 1999; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001 as Stellilabium fortunae;