Habenaria itaculumia Garay 1951 SECTION Itacolumnia

Plant Specimen

Perianth

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

Common Name The Itaculumi Habenaria [A hill in Minas Gerais]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil in dry grasslands as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by linear-acuminate, slightly patent, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, 4" [10 cm] long, 3 to 6 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate-acuminate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Itaculumia ulaei Hoehne 1936

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 as Itaculumia ulaei 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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