Habenaria cultellifolia Barb.Rodr. 1877 SECTION Subnudas

Perianth

Pedicel and Spur Photos by © A. N. Batista; Joćo Batista F. da Silva; Luciano de Bem Bianchetti and the Orquideas de Minas Gerais; El Genero Habenaria

Full Shade Cool LATESpring

Common Name The Knife-Like Leaved Habenaria

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Goias and Minas Gerais states of Brazil in seasonally damp, rocky grasslands as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect, sinuous stem enveloped by triangular-linear, plicate, incurved, acute leaves that blooms in the late spring on an erect, terminal, 2 to 3.2" [5 to 8 cm] long, laxly several flowered inflorescence with linear, as long or longer than the flowers, floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing ok; Orquideas de Minas Gerais; El Genero Habenaria Joćo A. N. Batista; Joćo Batista F. da Silva; Luciano de Bem Bianchetti; Rev. bras. Bot. vol.31 no.1 Sćo Paulo Jan./Mar. 2008 photo

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