Hetaeria mannii (Rchb.f.) Benth. ex Durand & Schinz 1894


Plant and Inflorescence in situ Cameroon Photos by Vincent Droissart and His West African Orchid Website

Common Name or Meaning Mann's Hetaeria [German Orchid Enthusiast 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Gabon, Congo and Zaire as a small sized, terrestrial with oblong, acuminate, cuneate below into the shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms on a much longer than the leaves, pubescent, erect, several flowered, racmose inflorescence

Synonyms *Rhamphidia mannii Rchb.f. 1881; Zeuxine mannii (Rchb.f.) Geerinck 1980

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Otia Botanica Hamburgensia Rchb.f 1881 as Rhamphidia mannii;