Habenaria mystacina Lindl. 1835 SECTION Nudae

Plant in situ Brazil

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 LATESummer Fall

Common Name The Mustached Habenaria

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Bahia and Minas Gerais states of Brazil as a small to medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by linear, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late summer and fall on a terminal, erect, 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm] long, several to many flowered inflorescence with leaf-like, acuminate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Habenaria lasioglossa Cogn. 1906

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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