Habenaria multicaudata Sedgw. 1919 SECTION Habenaria

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Common Name The Many Tailed Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in southern India at elevations of 500 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, warm to cold growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying elliptic-oblong, acute leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, 4 to 6" [10 to 15 cm] long, loose, several dflowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, lanceolate, acute floral bracts.

CAUTION I have no way of knowing if this determination is correct so use with caution.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Indian Orchids A Field Guide to Identification and Culture Vol 1 Pradhan 1976; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007;