Habenaria macroceratitis Willd. 1805 SECTION Macroceratitae Kraenzl. Photo by © Prem Subrahmanyam and The Florida Native Orchid Blogspot

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Common Name Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in Florida USA, Cuba, Dominican Republic,Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Fr Guiana and Surinam as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the later summer on an erect, terminal, several flowered inflorescence

Differs from H quinquesta in the longer spur.

Synonyms Habenaria macroceras Spreng. 1826; Habenaria quinqueseta var. macroceratitis (Willd.) Luer 1972; Nemuranthes habenaria (L.) Raf. 1837; *Orchis habenaria L. 1759; Orchis longicornis Sessť & Moc. 1894

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1856 as H macroceratitis; Symbolae Antillanae Vol VI Orchidaceae Urban 1900 as H macroceratitis; Flora of Jamaica Fawcett & Rendle 1910 as H macroceratitis drawing fide; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 as H macroceratitis drawing ok; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR as H macroceratitis; Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 2: 1242. 1759 as Orchis habenaria; Sp. Pl. 4(1): 44. 1805 as H macroceratitis; Repert. Sp. Nov. Regni. Veg. Beih. 19: 78. Costa Rica Schlechter 1923 as H macroceratites; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 1 1969; *Native Orchids of Florida Luer 1972 as H quinquesta var macroceratitis; Las Orquideas de El Salvador Vol 1 Hamer 1974 drawing fide; Selbyana Vol 10 Orchids of Central America Hamer 1988 drawing fide; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 769 Hamer 1982 drawing fide; Guia de Orquideas de Chiapas Carlos Rommel Beutelspacher Baigts 2013 photo fide;

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