Habenaria corydophora Rchb.f. 1876 Photo by Rebecca Repasky and the Atrium Biodiversity Information System

Plant and Flower Photo by Philipp Weigell

Part shade Warm to CoolSummer

Common Name The Club-Carrying Habenaria

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Peru and Bolivia in wet montane forests at elevations around 1880 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a erect stem enveloped by foliaceous sheaths and carrying several, narrowly triangular, acute, basally clasping leaves that gradually get smaller towards the apex and blooms in the summer on an erect, 3" [7.5 cm] long, 4 to 5 flowered inflorescence with delicate flowers.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Series II plate 0235 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide;

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