Telipogon morganiae (Dodson) N.H.Williams & Dressler 2005 Drawing by © Megahee/Dodson and The Swiss Orchid Foundtation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name Morgan's Telipogon

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in central Ecuador in montane cloud forests at elevations around 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect, short stem enveloped by imbricate leaf sheaths carrying 3 to 5, deciduous, narrowly ovate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the base leaves that blooms in the late fall and winter on an erect, terminal, flattened, to 5.6" [14 cm] long, successively single, several flowered, racemose inflorescence with 3 to 4 remote bracts.

Synonyms Dipterostele morganiae (Dodson) Braas & Lückel 1982; *Stellilabium morganiae Dodson 1980

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 335 Dodson 1980 as Stellilabium morganiae drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 drawing/photo fide;

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