Telipogon jimburensis Dodson & R.Escobar 1989 Photo by ?

Common Name or Meaning The Jimbura Telipogon [A town in southern Ecuador]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in southern Ecuador and Peru in upper montane cloud forests at elevations around 2800 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with a short stem enveloped completely by disitichous, imbricating sheaths and carrying narrowly obovate, acute, apiculate, narrowing towards the base leaves that blooms in the summer through fall on a terminal, erect, 3.6" [9 cm] long, flattened, successively 1 to 2, 3 to 7 flowered inflorescence with ovate, congested, concave, boat-shaped bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Planeatrum Tropicarum Plate 591 Dodson 1989 drawing good; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 pg 437 photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 drawing hmm; Las Orquideas del Peru Izerskyy & Bezverhov 2011 photo fide