Habenaria ekmaniana Kraenzl. 1911 SECTION Leptoceras Photo by © Jose Antonio Radins

Plant specimen

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

Full Sun Cool EARLY Summer

Common Name Ekman's Habenaria [Swedish Botanist early 1900's]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in DF, Minas Gerais, Matto Grosso do Sul, Sao Paulo, Rio do Sul, and Santa Catarina as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with a stout, robust, erect stem envelopedcompletely by imbricating leafless sheaths grading above into leafbearing amplexicaules, ovate, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the early summer on an erect, 8" [20 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, equl in length tothe ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Rhinorchis ekmaniana (Kraenzl.) Szlach. 2012

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing ok;

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