Habenaria polyschista Schltr. 1905 Drawing by Renz and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm

Common Name The Many Dotted Habenaria

Flower Size .72" [1.8 cm]

Found in New Guinea and the Solomon Islands in primary rainforests at elevations around 650 metrs as a large to giant sized, warm growing terrestrial with an eret stem carrying basal, suberect, lanceolate, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, to 24" [60 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate floral bracts and carrying pale green with a yellow lipped and spurred flowers.

Synonyms Habenaria ramosa R.S.Rogers & C.T.White 1920

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 drawing fide

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