Zeuxine stammleri Schltr. 1906 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Hot Warm Winter Summer

Common Name Stammler's Zeuxine

Flower Size

Found in Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Gabon, Congo and Zaire in lowland forests at elevations of sealevel to 900 meters as a miniature to medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with an erect, thin, sparsely glandular stem carrying 3 to 9, near the base, ovate to elliptic, asymetric, acute, petiollate base leaves that blooms in the winter or summer on an erect, dull pale pink, 1 to 4" [2.5 to 10 cm] long, to 15 flowered inflorescnece carrying non-resupinate flowers with ovate-lanceolate, acute, reddish tinged floral bracts. .

Synonyms *Hetaeria stammleri (Schltr.) Summerh. 1934

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;