Telipogon isabelae Dodson & Hirtz 2004 Photo by Alexander Hirtz

Common Name The Santa Isabel Telipogon [A town near where the type was collected]

Flower Size .88" [2.2 cm]

Found in Azuay province of Ecuador at elevations around 1900 to 2000 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to small flattened pseudobulbs enveloped by 2 to 3 leaves and carrying a single, apical, thick, elliptic-oblong, obtuse, dehiscent at the base leaf that blooms on a triangular peduncle, 2.4 to 3.2" [6 to 8 cm] long, rachis short, few flowered inflorescence with a navicular, acute floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ecuadorian Native Orchids Vol 5 Dodson 2004 Dodson & Hirtz photo fide;