Habenaria guilleminii Rchb.f. 1846

SECTION Guilleminii

Plant Specimen

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

Part sun CoolSpringFall

Common Name Guillemin's Habenaria [French Orchid Collector in Brazil 1800's]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in DF, Goias, Minas Gerais, Sao Paulo, Parana', Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina states of Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay as a mini-miniature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by 2 to 4, small, elliptic-oblong to oblong, acute to obtuse, basally clasping leaves grading to bracts above that blooms in the late spring through early fall on an erect, terminal, 2" [5 cm] long, 6 to 8 flowered inflorescence with longer than the flowers below, shorter above, lanceolate floral bracts. .

Synonyms Habenaria ouro-branquensis Hoehne 1937; Habenaria subecalcarata Barb.Rodr.1877

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 as H ouro-branquesis drawing fide; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; 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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