Teuscheria horichiana Jenny & Braem 1987 TYPE Photo by Rudolf Jenny & Guido Braeme

Another Flower angle

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


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Orchid Digest 51(4): 187. 1987 photo/drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 30 1841 - 1904 Brieger 1994; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003 drawing hmm seems to be T cornucopia; AOS Bulletin Vol 84 #7 2015 drawing fide;