Telipogon panamensis Dodson & R.Escobar 1993

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Full ShadeWarmCool Summer

Common Name The Panamanian Telipogon

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama in pluvial forests at elevations around 1500 to 2200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem enveloped completely by leaf bearing sheaths and carrying a few elliptic, obtuse, becoming conduplicate, basally clasping leaves and blooms in the summer on an erect, elongate, 2" [5 cm] long, terminal, terete, successively single, few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;