Hetaeria linguella (Carr) J.J.Wood & Ormerod 1994 Collection sheet by P M Synge and Kew's Plants of the World Website

Full shade Hot Summer

Common Name The Small Lip Hetaeria

Flower Size

Found in Borneo in primary forests on banks of streams at elevations below 300 meters as a small sized, hot growing terrestrial with deep green with wide light lamina leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, 4" [10 cm] long, several to many flowered inflorescence carrying flowers with a pink lip, a green hood and white lateral sepals.

Synonyms *Zeuxine linguella Carr 1935

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001;