Teuscheria horichiana Jenny & Braem 1987

Plant and Flower Photo by Bogarin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

part Shade Warm Fall

Common Name Horich's Teusheria [German Orchid Collector in Costa Rica 1900's]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Costa Rica in rainforests at elevations around 850 meters as a medium sized, hot growing, caespitose epiphyte with conical to ovate, longitudinaly sulcate pseudobulbs partially enveloped below in youth by imbricating sheaths becoming fibrous with age, carrying a single, apical, plicate, elliptic-lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate, terete, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, slender, 2" [5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with non-resupinate flowers

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Orchid Digest 51(4): 187. 1987 photo/drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 29 Schlechter/Brieger 1994;

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