Habenaria paranaensis Barb.Rodr.1882 SECTION Leptoceras

Drawing of what was H campos-portoi Drawings by Hoehne

Drawing of what was H janierensis Drawing by Pabst & Dungs

Another Drawing Drawing by Cogniaux

Full shade Cool spring summer

Common Name The Parana Habenaria [A state of southern Brazil]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Brazil and Paraguay at elevations around 1200 to 1900 meters as a large sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by imbricating, triangular, loose sheaths grading above into, oblong, obtuse, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an erect, 4 to 6" [10 to 15 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, variable in size, acuminate, longer than the flowers below, as long as the ovary above floral bracts

Synonyms Habenaria campos-portoi Schltr. 1930; Habenaria janeirensis Kraenzl. 1893

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 as H campos-portoi drawing fide; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975 as H janierensis; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Orquidees du Bresil As Orquideas sa Serra do Castelo Vol 1 Chiron & Bolsanello 2015 photo/drawing fide;

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