Habenaria bicornis Lindl. 1835

Drawing by The Kew Herbaria Website

partial sun Warm

Common Name The Two Horned Habenaria [Refers to the 2 processes at the base of the lip]

Flower Size

Found in Cuba and Panama as a large sized, warm growing terrestrial with ovoid tubers giving rise to an erect stem carrrying lanceolate, plicate, 3 nerved leaves that blooms on a terminal erect, 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Habenaria bidentata Poepp. ex Steud. 1840

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Catalogo Descriptiva de Las Orquideas Cubanas Acuna 1987; Orchids of Cuba Larramendi & Llamacho 2005