Habenaria gustavo-edwallii Hoehne 1937 SECTION Guilleminii Drawing by © Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Flower specimen

Plant Specimen

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

Part sun CoolLATERSummerthrough MIDFall

Common Name Gustavo Edwall's Habenaria [Swedish Orchid Collector in Brazil 1900's]

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais, Espiritu Santo, Rio de Janiero, Rio do Sul and Santa Catarina states of Brazil in higher elevation grasslands as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by leaf bearing sheaths carrying linear-lanceolate, acuminate, erect-patent, three nerved, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the later summer through early fall on an erect, terminal, 1.6 to 3.2" [4 to 8 cm] long, several to many flowered inflorescence.

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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