Telipogon leila-alexandrae Braas 1985 Photo by Rodrigo Escobar and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Leila Alexandra's Telipogon

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica in pluvial and oak forests at elevations of 2400 to 3300 meters as a mini-mniniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect stems carrying oblanceolate leaves that blooms in the spring, summer and fall on a terminal, 1.6 to 5.2" [4 to 13 cm] long, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003;