Habenaria fluminensis Hoehne 1939 SECTION Leptoceras

Plant Specimen

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

partsun Cool LATE Summer fall

Common Name The Flamengo Habenaria [A district of Rio de Janiero and Beaches

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Bahia, Espiritu Santo, Rio de Janiero, Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo states of Brazil as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped mostly by leaf bearing sheaths grading larger above, linewar-lanceolate, acuminate, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late summer and fall on an erect, terminal, 2.8 to 3.2" [7 to 8 cm] long, 2 to 10 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, longer than the ovary, acute 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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