Novelties on miniature Telipogon (Orchidaceae) from Peru: a new species and an updated description

9 May 2017

Martel, Carlos; Collantes, Benjamin; Egoavil, Luis

Here we report a new species, Telipogon huancavelicanus, and provide updates to the description of Telipogon deuterocuscoensis. Telipogon huancavelicanus is similar to Telipogon bennettii but differs by the oblanceolate petals, a basally subpandurate labelum with two divergent auriculae, and column with three dense tuffs of subtubular setae with ramified apices. Illustrations, habitat information and distribution are provided for both miniature Telipogon species. Comments on miniature Telipogon species are also provided.