Habenaria reflexa Blume 1825 Photo courtesy of Peter O'Byrne, André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Full Shade Hot Cool LATE Summer fall

Common Name or Meaning The Back-Bent Habenaria

Flower Size .16" to .4" [6.5 to 1 cm]

Found in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Java and Sumatra in evergreen forests, scrublands and grasslands at elevations of 125 to 1400 meters as a medium sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial with 3 to 6 , clusterd in the lower third of the stem, elliptic-lanceolate, acute, mucronate, gradually narrowing below in to the petiolate base leaves and grading above into 5 to 9, suberect, lanceolate, acuminate, glabrous, mostly hairy margined sterile bracts that blooms in the late summer and fall on an erect, 4" to 10" [10 to 25 cm] long, lax, 1 to many flowered, hairy inflorescence with the rachis being 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long and carrying lanceolate, acute floral bracts

Synonyms Habenaria murtonii Hook.f. 1890

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857;Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing ok?; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfadden & Smitinand 1959 drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Woods & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide