Hetaeria tetraptera (Rchb.f.) Summerh. 1934 Drawing by Geerink

Full shade Hot Warm

Common Name The Four Winged Hetaeria

Flower Size

Found in Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon and Zaire in lowland forests as a small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 3 to 7, all along the stem, glabrous, asymetrical, obliquely ovate to ellitpic, cuneate and petiolate below inthe base leaves that blooms on an erect, glandulose, several flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate flowers. .

Synonyms *Monochilus tetrapterus Rchb.f. 1881; Zeuxine batesii Rolfe 1897; Zeuxine tetraptera (Rchb.f.) T.Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Afric. 5: 57 (1894

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore D'Afrique Centrale [Zaire- Rwands - Burundi] Orhidaceae Premeir parte Geerink 1984 drawing fide; Orchidaceae of West Central Africa Vol 1 Szlachetko etal 2010 drawing good;