Telipogon vampyrus Braas & Horich 1982 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Common Name The Bizarre Telipogon

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica in very wet forests at elevations of 1000 to 1900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphytic species with elliptic-oblanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on an erect, terminal, to 2.8" [7 cm] long, racemose, successively one, to several flowered inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 30 1841 - 1904 Brieger 1994; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003;