Habenaria humilis Cogn. 1893 SECTION Humilis

Plant Specimen

Perianth

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 CoolLATESpringSummer

Common Name Low to the Ground Habenaria

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil in humid grasslands as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by linear-filiformis, very acute, erect-patent to linear-oblong, longer above, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on an erect, [2 to 3 cm] longm, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, shorter than the ovary floral bract.

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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