Teagueia lehmannii Luer 1991 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Lehmann's Teagueia [German Consul and orchid collector 1800's]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Cauca Colombia west of Popayan as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 1 to 2, imbricating sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, obtuse, cuneate below into the slender petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, loose, more or less secund, 12" [30 cm] long including the 4" [10 cm] long peduncle, simultaneously several flowered inflorecescence arising laterally from the ramicaul and has a thin floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol VIII Luer 1991 drawing fide;