Telipogon glicensteinii Dodson & R.Escobar 1987 Photo by © Daniel Jimenez and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

TYPE Drawing Photo by © L C Vieira

Part shade Cold Summer

Common Name Glicenstein's Telipogon [American Orchid Enthusaist in Costa Rica current]

Flower Size 1." [2.5 cm]

Found in Costa Rica at elevations around 2850 to 3050 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing, caulescent epiphyte with an erect, elongate stem enveloped by imbricate leaf sheaths carrying alternate, distichous, net-like venation, obovate, obtuse, narrowing below into the base leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, terete, sometimes branched, to [45 cm] long, successively to 15 flowered inflorescence with triangular floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología Vol 17 #2 pg 73. 1987 Dodson/Escobar drawing/Photo fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003;