Tetramicra zanonii Nir 2000

Drawing by Mark Nir

Part Shade Warm

Common Name Zanoni's Tetramicra [Original Collector of the type current]

Flower Size .72" [1.8 cm]

Found in the Dominican Republic without location as a medium sized, warm growing, rhizomatous epiphyte or lithophyte with conduplicate, ensiform, oblong-ovate when flat, acute to acuminate, serrulate leaves that blooms on a terminal, terete, racemsoe, sublaxly several flowered inflorescence with acute floral bracts and carrying showy flowers with purple tepals and a megenta lip.

Synonyms *Bletia pratensis Rchb.f. 1862

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae Antillanae Nir 2000 drawing fide