Habenaria dolichostachya Thwaites 1861 Drawing by M.D.Dassanayake & F.R.Fosberg and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shade

Common Name The Long Inflorescence Habenaria

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm] long

Found in Sri Lanka as a medium sized terrestrial with elliptic, acute to acuminate, held in the middle of the stem, basally clasping leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, 8" [20 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;