Habenaria lavrensis Hoehne 1927 SECTION Nudae

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 Cool Summer EARLYFall

Common Name The Lavras Habenaria [A range of mountains in Minas Gerais state of Brazil]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Goias, DF and Minas Gerais states of Brazil in dry grasslands as a small to medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect, thin stem enveloped by straight, narrow, acute, strongly amplexicaule, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the summer and early fall on an erect, terminal, to 2.8" [7 cm] long, 1 to 3, rarely four flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts. .

Synonyms

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