Habenaria imbricata Lindl.1835 SECTION Subnudas

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 CoolSummer EARLIER Fall

Common Name The Imbricate Habenaria

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Bahia, Goias, Df, Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo states of Brazil in humid grasslands as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by linear, acute, grading larger then smaller above leaves that blooms in the summer and earlier fall on a terminal, erect, 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with leaf-like, imbricate, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, as long as the flowers floral bracts.

Synonyms Habenaria graciliscapa Barb.Rodr. 1877

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