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Telipogon berthae

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Telipogon berthae

Telipogon berthae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Telipogoninae
Genus: Telipogon
Species: Tp. berthae
Binomial name
Telipogon berthae
P.Ortiz 1994

Telipogon berthae is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Telipogon.


Plant blooms from summer to fall with a single flower.


Plant is found in the cloud forest of Colombia.


Plants are difficult to grow in cultivation. They require shady and cool conditions. Plants require high air circulation to prevent fungal rot and constant misting. Plants require frequent waterings. Plants can be grown in sphagnum moss or mounted. Do not allow potting media to ever dry.


Common Names: Bertha's Telipogon

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