Habenaria pubescens Lindl. 1835 SECTION Commelynifoliae Drawing by Som Deva & H.B. Naithani and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Another Drawing Drawing by H. Hormusji and the Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta, vol. 9(2): t. 135 (1906)

Part sun Warm Cool LATER Summer EARLYFall

Common Name The Hairy Habenaria

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in the western Himalayas and Nepal at elevations of 600 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a pubescentt stem carrying crowded near the middle, broadly lanceolate, acuminate, undulate margined, pubescent leaves that blooms in the later summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, 5.2" [13 cm] long, laxly 15 to 20 flowered inflorescence with ovate, acuminate, pubescent, shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying greenish yellow flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of North-Western Himalaya Vol IX Part II Duthie 1906; Indian Orchids A Field Guide to Identification and Culture Vol 1 Pradhan 1976 drawing fide; Orchids of North West Himalaya Deva & Naithani 1986 drawing fide;