Habenaria amplexicaulis Rolfe ex Downie 1925

Photo by Tripetch P. and the Thai Nature Website

EARLY

Common Name The Surrounded Habenaria

Flower Size .75" [1.9 cm]

Found in Thailand and Vietnam in mixed and bamboo forests at elevations of 225 to 1300 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with an erect, glabrous stem carrying 5 to 9, cauline, scattered along the stem, elliptic-ovate to elliptic-obovate, obtuse to acute leaves grading above into 1 to 4, erect, lanceolate-elliptic, acute sterile bracts that blooms in the fall on an erect, terminal, lax, 2 to 16 flowered inflorescencewith ovate-lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitnand 1959; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing/photo fide

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