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Tetramicra (plant)
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Tetramicra is a genus of flowering plants in the orchid family, Orchidaceae, native to the West Indies.[2][3] Tetramicra canaliculata has also been reported from southern Florida, but these reports have been challenged.[4]

Most species are terrestrial, (the exception being T. malpighiarum) and lacking pseudobulbs (with the exception of T. bulbosa), with rigid, linear, terete or triquetrous leaves and a terminal inflorescence consisting of a slender few- to several-flowered peduncle. Pollinia eight, 4 larger and four smaller.

Species

Species accepted as of April 2016:

  1. Tetramicra bulbosa Mansf. (1926) - Hispaniola, Jamaica
  2. Tetramicra canaliculata (Aubl.) Urb. (1918) - Florida (?), Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Trinidad, Lesser Antilles
  3. Tetramicra ekmanii Mansf. (1926) - Cuba, Hispaniola
  4. Tetramicra malpighiarum J.A.Hern. & M.A.Díaz (2000) - Cuba
  5. Tetramicra parviflora Lindl. ex Griseb. (1864) - Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica
  6. Tetramicra pratensis (Rchb.f.) Rolfe (1889) - Dominican Republic
  7. Tetramicra riparia Vale, Sánchez-Abad & L.Navarro (2012)) - Cuba
  8. Tetramicra simplex Ames (1923) - Cuba
  9. Tetramicra tenera (A.Rich.) Griseb. ex Benth. (1881) - Cuba
  10. Tetramicra zanonii Nir (2000) - Dominican Republic

References

  1. ^ T. Nicholson, MD del., Swan sc., William Jackson Hooker ed. - "Curtis's Botanical Magazine" vol. 58 (N.S. 5) pl. 3098
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006). Epidendroideae (Part One). Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  4. ^ McCartney, Chuck. 1997. The Tetramicra Mystery. The Palmetto Spring 1997, pp 12-15.

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Tetramicra (plant): Brief Summary
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Tetramicra is a genus of flowering plants in the orchid family, Orchidaceae, native to the West Indies. Tetramicra canaliculata has also been reported from southern Florida, but these reports have been challenged.

Most species are terrestrial, (the exception being T. malpighiarum) and lacking pseudobulbs (with the exception of T. bulbosa), with rigid, linear, terete or triquetrous leaves and a terminal inflorescence consisting of a slender few- to several-flowered peduncle. Pollinia eight, 4 larger and four smaller.

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