Telipogon microglossus (Schltr.) N.H.Williams & Dressler 2005

Photo by Erica Moron de Abad and Her Biorquidtropic Peru Lab Web Page

Full shade Cool Winter

Common Name The Small Lipped Telipogon

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Ecuador and northern Peru in wet montane forests at elevations around 1800 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with no pseudobulbs and distichous, linear-lanceolate, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the winter on an arched, elongate, 8" [20 cm] long, branched, each branch 3 to 6 flowered, successively many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Dipterostele microglossa Schltr. 1921; Stellilabium microglossum (Schltr.) Dodson 1980

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 334 Dodson 1980 as Stellilabium microglossum drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 30 1841 - 1904 Brieger 1994 as Stellilabium microglossum; Harvard Papaers in Botany Vol 3 # 1 57 Schedulae Orchidum I Garay 1998 as Dipterostele microglossa; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001 as Dipterostele microglossum; Orchid Digest Vol 66 #1 2002 as Stellilabium microglossumphoto fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 photo fide;