Habenaria polycarpa Hoehne 1915 SECTION Leptoceras TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Drawing Drawing by Hoehne and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Drawing of what was H miguelii Drawing by Renz and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shade Hot Fall

Common Name The Many Fruited Habenaria

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Bolivia and Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul states of Brazil at elevations around 200 to 500 meters as a large sized, hot growing terrestrial with an erect, plump, leafy from the base to the middle stem carrying, membraneous, patent, ovate to elliptic, usually 6 to 9 flat, somewhat reticulate, gradually decreasding in size and grading into bracts above leaves taht blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, to 8" [20 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with erect, loosely amplexicaul, long-acuminate, acute, much longer than the ovary floral bracts and carrying erect-patent, clear green flowers.

Synonyms Habenaria miguelii Schltr. 1922

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Repert. Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis Band X Bolivia Schlechter 1922 as H miguelii; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975 drawing fide;

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