Habenaria adolphi Schltr. 1915 SECTION Diphyllae Kraenzl.

Scan and Stamp collected by Leng and The Stamp Community Family Photo WebPage

TYPE drawing Drawing by Schlechter and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Partial sun Cool Summer

Common Name Adolph's Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in Zaire, Burundi, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia in woodlands and grasslands at elevations of 1100 to 1500 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with globose to ellipsoid, tomentose tubers giving rise to an erect stem carrying 2, basal adpressed to the ground, broadly ovate, reniform to orbicular, cordate below into the base leaves and a few bract like leaves above that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, 1.6 to 4.8" [4 to 12 cm] long, densely 3 to 15 flowered inflorescence .

Synonyms Arachnaria adolphi (Schltr.) Szlach. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Tropical East Africa Orchidaceae Part 1 Summerhayes 1968; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 part 1 Pope 1995; Orchidaceae of West Central Africa Vol 1 Szlatchecko etal 2010 as Arachnaria adolphi drawing fide

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