Habenaria grandifloriformis Blatt. & McCann 1932 SECTION Habenaria

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Common Name The Large Flowered Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in southern India at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing lithophyte with a short stem carrying 1 to 2, subopposite, orbicular-ocvate, acute leaves that blooms in the winter and early spring on a terminal, erect, few flowered inflorescence and carrying mildly fragrant flowers

CAUTION I have no way of knowing if this determination is correct so use with caution.

Synonyms Habenaria grandiflora Lindl. ex Dalzell & Gibson 1861

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Indian Orchids A Field Guide to Identification and Culture Vol 1 Pradhan 1976; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007;