Tetragamestus

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Tetragamestus [r]: Is an orchid genus currently considered a synonym of Scaphyglottis; it was described by Reichenbach filius in 1854; its type species is T. aureus and it included five species. [e]

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List of synonyms

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Scaphyglottis modesta
This species is now classified under the genus Scaphyglottis. There is one Scaphyglottis species, previously classified as Reichenbachanthus modestus, that sometimes causes confusion because of its similar name, however, now it is called Scaphyglottis brasiliensis.
  • Tetragamestus Rchb.f., Bonplandia (Hannover) 2: 21 (1854) see Scaphyglottis.
  1. T. antillanus Schltr., Anexos Mem. Inst. Butantan, Secç. Bot. 1(4): 57 (1922) see Scaphyglottis modesta.
  2. T. aureus (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f., Bonplandia (Hannover) 2: 22 (1854) see Scaphyglottis aurea.
  3. T. gracilis Schltr., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 400 (1918) see Scaphyglottis prolifera.
  4. T. isochiloides Regel, Index Seminum (LE) 1856: 20 (1856) see Scaphyglottis punctulata.
  5. T. modestus Rchb.f., Bonplandia (Hannover) 2: 21 (1854) see Scaphyglottis modesta.