Habenaria costaricensis Schltr.1921 Photos by Bogarin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Common Name The Costa Rican Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica on forested slopes at elevations of 650 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with 8 to 10, erect-patent, elliptic to oblong-elliptic, acuminate leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on an erect, glabrous, 8" [10 cm] long, sublaxly, 10 to 18 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 17(481/485): 138. 1921