Habenaria anomaliflora Kurzweil & Chantanaorr. 2009

Plant and Flowers in situ Thailand

Photos by Tripetch P. and The Botanical Garden Orginazation Website


Common Name The Odd Flowered Habenaria

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in Laos and Thailand in secondary evergreen forests or scrubland at elevations of 700 to 825 meters as a small sized, warm growing terrestrial with glabrous stems carrying 2 basal, adpressed to the soil, ovate to orbicular, acute, mucronate leaves and 3 to 6, erect, lanceolate, acuminate sterile bracts that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, terminal, lax, 1 to 8 flowered inflorescence with a rachis of 1.6 to 3.24" [4 to 8.1 cm] and lanceolate to ovate, acuminate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing fide