Habenaria demissa Schltr. 1924 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shadeCoolCold LATESpringSummerEARLYFall

Common Name The Low Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in central and southeastern Madagascar in mossy forests at elevations of 1200 to 2400 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with 4 to 5, broadly elliptic leaves that blooms in the late spring, summer and early fall on an erect, terminal, narrowly cylindrical, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1039 drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 20076; A Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Hermans and Cribb 2009