Habenaria barrina Ridl. 1887 SECTION Pentaceras [Thou] Schlechter 1915 Drawing by Geerink

Part shade

Common Name The ? Habenaria

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Congo and Zaire as as small to medium sized terrestrial with a tuber giving rise to an erect stem carrying 4 to 8. cauline, elliptic, acute, subpetiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, rachis 4" [10 cm] long, 8 to 12 flowered inflorescence carrying resupiante flowers.

The Drawing above is of the spur of the flower only.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore D'Afrique Centrale [Zaire- Rwands - Burundi] Orhidaceae Premeir parte Geerink 1984 drawing fide;