Habenaria fulva Tang & F.T.Wang 1936 Drawing by Seidenfaden and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shade Warm LATER SummerEARLY Spring

Common Name The Brown Yellow Habenaria

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in southwestern Guangxi and southern Yunnan provinces of China as well as Myanmar in forests at elevations of 900 to 1000 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm growing terrestrial with oblong, fleshy tubers giving rise to an erect, terminal, terete, glabrous, stem carrying 3 to 5, below the middle, oblong-lanceolate, acute apically, amplexicaul below into the base leaves grading above into the bracts that blooms in the later summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, about 2.4" [6 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, as long or longer than the flowers floral bracts and carrying yellow to yellowish brown flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 31 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand V Orchidoideae Seidenfaden 1977 drawing fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009;