Habenaria recta Schltr. 1920 SECTION Leptoceras TYPE Drawing by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Collection sheet Drawing by Leita and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Webpage

Full Shade Cool Summer

Common Name The Upright Habenaria

Flower Size 1" [2.5cm]

Found in Sao Paulo and Rio do Sul states of Brazil as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with a oblong tuber giving rise to an erect, leafy stem carrying 5 to 6, erect-patent, elliptic, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, to 4.6" [to 9 cm] long, to 9 or more flowered inflorescence with erect-patent, lanceolate-elliptic, acumiante, shorter to just as long as the ovary floral bracts and carrying glabrous, erect-patent,

Kew puts this one as a synonym of H ekmanniana but I have left them separate pending further research.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975;

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