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Telipogon species #2

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    Default Telipogon species #2

    Unknown Peruvian species. Flower size 3cm. Plant size 8-10cm. Any ideas?








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    Hi Thomas

    Great pic and a wonderful Telipogon

    But I can´t help with ID . I´ve had a look in my book of Peru species , but your´s isn´t in this guide .

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    Cant help with the ID, but this is beautiful. Oh and nice shot of that eye.

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    I have a book and did some checking.It may be Telipogon ariasii , Epiphytic in cloud forest,ca2800m(9250 ft.) I hope this helped ??? Good Luck,Rich
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    I am leaning a little toward T. aureus. Here it is thanks to Jay Pfahl and his Orchid Encyclopedia.

    IOSPE PHOTOS

    Hard to tell for sure, environment, growing conditions, etc....

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    Thanks for the comments and suggestions! You're the best!

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    That is really cool. I love the close up of the 'hook'!

    Cheers,
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