Telipogon lankesteri Ames 1923 Photos by © Bogarin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR
Common Name Lankester's Telipogon [American Orchid Enthusiast in Costa Rica 1900's]
Flower Size .2" [5mm]
Found in Costa Rica on thin branches of slender trees at elevations around 800 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with deciduous leaves that are not present at blooming in the fall on several elongating, to 8" [20 cm] long, branching, each branch many flowered inflorescence with flowers that have about .2 to .25" [5 to 8 mm] between each flower.
Synonyms Dipterostele lankesteri (Ames) Garay & G.A. Romero 1998; Stellilabium lankesteri (Ames) Dressler 1997
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Schedul. Orch. 3: 23. 1923 .