Habenaria pterocarpa Thwaites 1861 Drawing by M.D.Dassanayake & F.R.Fosberg and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade

Common Name The Winged Fruit Habenaria

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm] wide

Found in Sri Lanka as a small sized terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 5 or so, lanceolate, decreasing in size up the stem, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms on an erect, 2.4" [6 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;