Habenaria limprichtii Schltr. 1919 SECTION Habenariae Photo by . www.adventurousthai.com and Han Loa Vietnam Website

partial shade Cool Cold LATE spring summer

Common Name Limpricht's Habenaria [German Plant collector in China 1900's] - In China Kuan Yao Ge Yu Feng Hua - In Thailand Ua pak foi

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Yunnan China, Thailand and Vietnam in forests, thickets and grasslands at elevations of 1900 to 3500 meters as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with ovoid-ellipsoid to oblong, fleshy tubers giving rise to an erect, terete, stout stem carrying 4 to 7, ovate to oblong-lanceolate, acuminate to acute, amplexicaul into the base leaves without sterile bracts that blooms in the late spring through summer on an erect, 2 to 8" [5 to 20 cm] long, loosely 3 to 20 flowered inflorescence with a 2 to 6.8" [5 to 17 cm] long rachis carrying ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, basal ones about as long as the ovary floral bracts

Synonyms Habenaria oligoschista Schltr. 1919; Habenaria pectinata var. limprichtii (Schltr.) Pradhan 1976; Kryptostoma limprichtii (Schltr.) Szlach. & Olszewski 1998; Ochyrorchis limprichtii (Schltr.) Szlach. 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitnanad 1959 as H oligoschista auct non Schltr. fig 32 drawing good; Orchids of India Vol 1 Pradhan 1976 as H pectinata var limpichtii; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing/photo fide