Habenaria carnea Weathers 1891

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Inflorescence

Flower Detail

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Common Name The Flesh Red Habenaria - In Thailand Wan ya nok we - Lin Mangkon Bai Chut

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Thailand on limestone hills in evergreen forests at lower elevations as a small sized, hot to warm growing, deciduous terrestrial with several, basal, olive green with pale spotted leaves and blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, to 15 flowered, racemose inflorescence as the new growths become mature. The leaves fall after the flowers and rainy season fade in the early fall and the tubers go dormant for a few months in late fall and early winter.

Synonyms Habenaria carnea var concolor Ridley 1896; Habenaria carnea var. minor Ridl. 1907; Habenaria claviformis Klinge 1898; Smithanthe carnea (Weathers) Szlach. & Marg. 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Materials for a Flora of the Malayan Penninsula Ridley 1907; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Flora Of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1964 corrections; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 5 257- 320 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1974; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 31 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand V Orchidoideae Seidenfaden 1977 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 48 No 4 1979 photo; The Orchids of Penninsular Mayasia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombat 1992 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 67 No 2 1998 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 65 #1 2001 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 no 9 2004 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 78 No 5 2009 photo; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 79 #7 2010 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 79 #9 2010 photo fide; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing/photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 81 #3 2012 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 83 #6 2014 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #7 2016 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #9 2017 photo fide; Checklist of Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Saw and Chung 2017; Orchids [AOS] Vol 87 No 6 2018 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 #8 2019 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 #11 2019 as H carnea var nivosa photo fide;

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