Telipogon lehmannii Schltr. 1920 Photo by Ecuagenera and their Ecuador Orchid Website

Deep Shade CoolCold

Common Name Lehmann's Telipogon [German Orchid Collector South America 1800's]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations around 2400 to 3000 meters as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a filiform, flexuous, glabrous stem carrying 4 to 5, erect-patent to suberect, linear, acute, fleshy, glabrous, revolute margin, narrowing below leaves that blooms on an erect, 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm] long, glabrous, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuiminate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Die Orchideen der Sudamerikanischen Kordillerenstaaten II Colombia Schlechter 1920; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 pg 437 photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004; LANKESTERIANA 19(2).125 - 193 Ossenbach & Jenny 2019 Collection sheet fide;