Telipogon nigropurpureus P.Ortiz 2008

Drawing Photos by © Padre Pedro Ortiz and The Epidendra Website

Full ShadeColdSummer

Common Name The Black-Purple Telipogon

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Boyaca' Colombia at elevations around 2300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with a very abbreviated stem carrying basal, elliptic, acute, gradually narrowing below into the base leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, terete, to 3.2" [8 cm] long, successively few flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Stellilabium atropurpureum P.Ortiz 2004; Telipogon ortizii N.H.Williams & Dressler 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideología 23: 24. 2004 Ortiz as Stellilabium atropurpureum drawing/photo fide; *Orquideología 25: 126. 2008 Ortiz

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