Telipogon griesbeckii Dressler 2003

Photo by The Alba Orchids Japan Website

Part shade Cold LATER Summer

Common Name Griesbeck's Telipogon [American Orchid Enthusiast in Costa Rica 1900's]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Chiriqui Panama at elevations around 2100 to 2200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with an erect stem enveloped by leaf sheaths carrying 8 to 10, elliptic to elliptic-oblanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal or axillary, 2.5 to 7.2" [6.75 to 18 cm] long, simultaneously opening, several flowered inflorescence with ovate, acuminate, carinate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchids Vol 72 #2 pg 115 2003 Dressler photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 10 2008 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 79 #10 2010 photo fide;