Telipogon piyacnuensis D.E.Benn. & Christenson 2001 Drawing by Alcantara , Bennett & Dodson


Common Name The Piyacnu Telipogon [The Type locality in Pasco department of Peru]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Pasco department of Peru in wet montane forests on elevations around 2000 to 2100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with an elongate stem with a leafless base carrying 3 to 5, narrowly oblong-elliptic, acute leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a terminal, long pedunculate, racemose, to 7.6" [19 cm] long, successively 1 to 2, few flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts and carrying flowers with no color data.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 785 Bennett & Christenson 2001 drawing fide;