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Telipogon sp In Situ – Costa Rica

February 24, 2012

Here are some pictures from Cerro Chirripo – Costa Rica. These Telipogon sp were growing at about 3050-3070 meters. These area is just were the cloudforest turns into a more shrubby environment. The plants were growing in a North/nortwest slope.

Telipogon costaricensis

Telipogon costaricensis

Telipogon costaricensis

Telipogon costaricensisTelipogon sp. This area were full with plants, seedlings etc.

Me and some Telipogon costaricensis plants. Many of the plants were over 50cm tall.

Me and some Telipogon costaricensis plants. Many of the plants were over 50cm tall.

Telipogon costaricensis ?

Telipogon costaricensis ?

Telipogon costaricensis

Telipogon costaricensis

Telipogon sp

Telipogon sp

Telipogon sp. Look how the plant is growing. Grows above the moss, leaft, and old branches. The "soil" contains mainly old half rotten branchesm moss in diffrent stages, old leaft, Lycopodium sp etc. Lot´s of air movement around the roots.

Telipogon sp. Look how the plant is growing. Grows above the moss, leaft, and old branches. The "soil" contains mainly old half rotten branchesm moss in diffrent stages, old leaft, Lycopodium sp etc. Lot´s of air movement around the roots.

Telipogon sp. Look at the lower left of the picture. There is a bog Telipogon seed capsule.

Telipogon sp. Look at the lower left of the picture. There is a big Telipogon seed capsule.

Telipogon sp

Telipogon sp

 

Telipogon sp

Telipogon sp

 

This is the area were we found mant Telipogon sp. View to the northwest. Altitude about 3060 meters.

This is the area were we found mant Telipogon sp. View to the northwest. Altitude about 3060 meters. The mountain to the right is the soutwestern slopes of Cerro de la Muerte.

 

Telipogon sp, seedling.

Telipogon sp, seedling.

 

Telipogon sp.

Telipogon sp.

 

Telipogon sp.

Telipogon sp.

 

Telipogon sp

Telipogon sp

 

 

Telipogon sp.

Telipogon sp. in bright sunlight.

 

Telipogon sp in bright sunlight.

Telipogon sp in bright sunlight.

 

Telipogon sp. Open seedcapsule.

Telipogon sp. Open seedcapsule.

 

Telipogon sp in bright sunlight growing next to a big Bromelia.

Telipogon sp in bright sunlight growing next to a big Bromelia.

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