Telipogon santiagocastroviejoi Nauray, A. Galán & R. Farfán 2008 Photos by © Nauray and Farfan, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Full ShadeColdFall

Common Name Santiago Castroviejo's Telipogon [Peruvian Botanist current]

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.4" [3 to 3.5 cm]

Found in Peru in cloud forests at elevations of 2700 to 2800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, caespitose, cold growing epiphyte with a few, basal, oblanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the fall on a compressed, alate, recurved, to 2.2" [5.5 cm] long, racmose, successively single, 2 to 5 flowered inflorescence with ovate-triangular, acuminate, dorsally carinate floral bract and carrying a single, normally resupinate flower open at any one time


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *An. Jard. Bot. Madrid 65(1): 90. 2008; Orchid Species Of Peru Zelenko & Bermudez 2009 photo fide as Tel sp pg 353 fide; Orchid Digest Vol 74 #3 2010 photo fide; . .