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Telipogon papilio Orchi 4-2011.jpg
Telipogon papilio
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
Subtribe: Telipogoninae
Genus: Telipogon
  • Darwiniella Braas & Lückel
  • Stellilabium Schltr.
  • Dipterostele Schltr.
  • Sodiroella Schltr.
  • Cordanthera L.O.Williams
  • Astroglossus Rchb.f. ex Benth. & Hook.f., illegitimate
  • Darwiniella Braas & Lückel, illegitimate
  • Darwiniera Braas & Lückel

Telipogon is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It is a large genus with dozens of species, native to South America, Central America, Hispaniola and southern Mexico.[1][2]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Dressler, R.L. 2003. Orchidaceae. En: Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica. Vol. 3. B.E. Hammel, M.H. Grayum, C. Herrera & N. Zamora (eds.). Monographs in systematic botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 93: 1–595.
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2009). Epidendroideae (Part two). Genera Orchidacearum 5: 362 ff. Oxford University Press.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Telipogon at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Telipogon at Wikispecies