Telipogon biolleyi

Telipogon biolleyi

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Telipogoninae
Genus: Telipogon
Species: Tp. biolleyi
Binomial name
Telipogon biolleyi
Schltr. 1911

Telipogon biolleyi is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Telipogon.


Plant blooms from summer to fall with several 2.5 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found in the cloud forest of Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 1400 to 2000 meters


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: Biolley's Telipogon


  1. Telipogon endresianus Kraenzl. 1919

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