Telipogon bennettii (Dodson & R.Escobar) N.H.Williams & Dressler 2005 Photo by J P Janovec.

Full ShadeColdSpring

Common Name Bennett's Telipogon [Peruvian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .4" [1cm]

Found in Peru in very coldand wet cloud forests at elevations around 2500 to 3000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with elliptic-oblanceolate, attenuate, acute leaves with finely pubescent margins that blooms in the spring on a slender, pedunculate, .6" [1.5 cm] long, few, successively single flowered racemose inflorescence with ovate-triangular, nearly imbricate, basally clasping floral bracts and carrying resupinate flowers

Synonyms Stellilabium bennettii (Dodson & R.Escobar) Christenson 2001; ?Trichoceros bennettii Dodson & R.Escobar 1989?

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series 1 Plate 195 Dodson 1989; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum plate 773 Bennet & Christenson 2001 as Stellilabium bennettii Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II Orchids of Peru Plate 0195 Dodson & Bennett 1989 as Trichoceros bennettii drawing hmm; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 30 1841 - 1904 Brieger 1994 as Trichoceros bennettii; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 773 Bennett & Christenson 2001 as Stellilabium bennettii drawing good;