Telipogon hartwegii Rchb.f. 1878

Plant and Flowers in situ Ecuador Photos by Francisco Tobar and his Ecuador Orchids Website

Full shadeCold

Common Name Hartweg's Telipogon [German Orchid Collector in Mexico 1800's]

Flower Size 1.6" [3.5 cm]

Found in northern Ecuador at elevations of 2450 to 2900 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson pg 436 2002 photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 drawing fide;