!Hetaeria oblongifolia Blume 1825

Plant in situ in New Guinea

Photos by Dr. E.F. de Vogel, courtesy of André Schuiteman, and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

What has been known as H nitida

Photo by © Seidenfaden

Deep Shade Hot Warm Winter Spring Fall

Common Name The Oblong Leaf Hetaeria - in Australia- The Hairy Jewel Orchid - In China Ju Ye Fan Chun Lan - In Thailand Ueang din dok mon

Flower Size .1" [3mm]

Found in Andaman Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Borneo, Java, Malaysia, Moluccas, the Philippines, Sumatra, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Australia, Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Santa Cruz, The Carolinas and Tonga in lowland primary ridge forests in deep humus at elevations of 200 to 650 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with erect, elongated, fleshy, terete, stems carrying up to 9, obliquely oblong, 3 veined below, acute, apiculate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter, spring and fall on an erect, terminal, 4 to 12" [10 to 30 cm] long, racemose, laxly many flowered, pilose inflorescence with several, hairy, progressively smaller upwards bracts and adpressed, lanceolate floral bracts carrying small, non-resupinate, slightly opening flowers

Synonyms Epipactis discoidea (Rchb.f.) A.A.Eaton 1908; Epipactis erimae (Schltr.) A.A.Eaton 1908; Goodyera discoidea (Rchb.f.) Schltr. 1906; Goodyera erimae Schltr. 1905; Hetaeria discoidea (Rchb.f.) Schltr. 1910; Goodyera ovalifolia Wight 1851; Hetaeria erimae (Schltr.) Schltr. 1910; Hetaeria forcipata Rchb.f. 1876; Hetaeria helferi Hook.f. 1890; Hetaeria micrantha Blume 1859; Hetaeria nitida Ridl. 1896; Hetaeria ovalifolia (Wight) Hook.f 1890; Hetaeria pauciseta J.J.Sm. 1912; Hetaeria raymundii Schltr. 1921; Hetaeria rubicunda Rchb.f. 1855; Hetaeria samoensis Rolfe 1898; Hetaeria similis Schltr. 1910; Hetaeria tenuis (Lindl.) Benth. 1880; Rhamphidia discoidea Rchb.f. 1876; Rhamphidia rubicunda (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. 1868; Rhamphidia tenuis Lindl. 1857

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1855 as Etaeria rubicunda sic; Icones Plantarum Vol 22 Hooker 1894 as H helferi drawing ok; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995 as Hetaeria helferi; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 1 Ames 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905 as H micrantha; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Sm. 1908 drawing fide; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as H micrantha drawing ok; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 2 Ames 1908; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 as H erimae drawing fide; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959; The Orchids of Thailand Seidefaden & Smitnand 1965 corrections as H nitida drawing good; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Orchids of Southern Ryukyu Islands Garay & Sweet 1974; Indian Orchids, Guide to Identification and Culture Pradhan 1976 as H ovalifolia drawing fide; Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 as H discoidea drawing fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 32 nr 2 Orchids of Thailand VI Neottiideae Seidenfaden 1978 drawing fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 32 nr 2 Orchids of Thailand VI Neottiideae Seidenfaden 1978 as H nitida drawing fide; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchids of Vanuatu Lewis & Cribb 1989; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991; The Orchids of Penninsular Mayasia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing ok; The Orchids of Penninsular Mayasia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 as H nitida drawing/photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societe' Neo-Caledonienne D' Orchidophile 1995 as H discoidea photo fide; The Orchids of Samoa Cribb & Whistler 1996; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol III Shuiteman and de Vogel 2005; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo good; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Orchids of Vietnam, Illustrated survey, part 1 Averyanov 2008; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide