Telipogon tupayachii Nauray & A. Galán 2008 Photos by © Nauray and Mamani, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Full ShadeColdFall

Common Name Tupayach's Telipogon [Peruvian Botanist Current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Peru at elevations around 3400 meters as a medium sized, cold growing, caulescent terrestrial with a leafy throughout stem carrying ovate-lanceolate, acuminate leaves with erose margins that blooms in the fall on a cylindric, flexuous, 5" [12.5 cm] long, racemose, successively 1 to 2, 5 to 12 flowered inflorescence with an ovate-triangular, conduplicate, acute floral bract and carrying flowers that are normally resupinate.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *An. Jard. Bot. Madrid 65(1): 93. 2008.