Habenaria hosseusii Schltr. 1906 Photo by Tripetch P.

Another Flower Photo by David Kuehn.

LATEEARLY

Common Name Hosseus's Habenaria [Original Collector of species 1900's]

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in Thailand and Myanmar in primary and secondary deciduous forests at elevations of 50 to 900 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 3 to 9, cauline, scattered in the lower half of the stem, elliptic-lanceolate, acute, mucronate leaves grading above into 3 to 10, elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, margins shortly hairy sterile bracts that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, 10.8 to 22.4" [27 to 56 cm] long, lax, 8 to 14 flowered inflorescence with a 1.2 to 7.2" [3 to 18 cm] long rachis with acuminate, lanceolate, margins shortly hairy floral bracts that are the length of the ovary and pedicel.

Synonyms Kraenzlinorchis hosseusii (Schltr.) Szlach. 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore Generale de Indo-Chine Volume 6 Gagnepain 1934; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfadden & Smitnand 1959 Drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 38 No 3 1969; Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle % No 71 Seidenfaden 1972; Contributions to a Revision of the Orchid Flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Seidenfaden 1975; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Orchid Genera in Thailand V Orchioideae Seidenfaden 1977 drawing fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand 2 Vaddhanaphuti 2009 photo fide; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing/photo fide; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Tun 2014 photo fide;

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