Telipogon macroglottis Rchb. f. 1877 Photo by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website

Common NameThe Large Lip Telipogon

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador at elevations of 2400 to 2700 as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte that dies back after blooming and takes a rest until the next growth season begins so do not throw out until you are sure that it is dead.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 pg 437 photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004