Habenaria ciliolaris Kraenzl.1893

Plant and Flowers Photo by www.botany.ac.cn and Hoa Lan Vietnam Website

partial shade Hot Cool summer EARLYFall

Common Name The Eye-Lash Habenaria [refers to the upswung petals] - In China Mao Ting Yu Feng Hua

Flower Size 1/4" [7.5 mm]

Found in northern Fujian, southeastern Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan,Hubei, Hunan, Jianxi, Sichuan, southern Yunnan, Zhejiang, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam in shady locations in forests and along valleys at elevations of 100 to 1800 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial with narrowly ellipsoid to oblong tubers giving rise to an erect, terete, stout stem carrying 5 to 6, elliptic-lanceolate, obovate-spathulate to narrowly elliptic, acuminate to acute apically, contracted and amplexicaul base leaves in the middle and 5 to 10 bract-like leaves above that blooms in the summer through early fall on an erect, ridged, villous, 3.6 to 9.2" [9 to 23 cm] long, 6 to 30 flowered inflorescence with ovate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Habenaria kweitschuensis Schltr. 1921

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; The Atlas of Wild Orchids in Hainan Island, China Shenyan and Junmei 2010 photo fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing ok; The Wild Orchids of Hong Kong Barretto, Cribb and Gale 2011 drawing/photo fide;

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