Habenaria regnellii Cogn. 1893 SECTION Subnudas

Perianth

Photos by © A. N. Batista; Joćo Batista F. da Silva; Luciano de Bem Bianchetti and the Orquideas de Minas Gerais; El Genero Habenaria

Inflorescence Photo by © Jose Antonio Radins

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Common Name Regnell's Habenaria [Swedish Physician and Orchid Collector in Brazil 1800's]

Flower Size 1/2" to 1" [1.25 to 2.5 cm]

Found in southeastern Brazil, Paraguay and northeastern Argentina at elevations of 850 to 900 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by linear to lanceoalte-oblong, acute, grading larger above leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, terminal, laxly few [3 to rarely 12] flowered inflorescence with lanceoalte, concave, erect, floral bracts.

Synonyms Habenaria flaccida Kraenzl. 1911; Habenaria pauciflora Barb.Rodr. 1877; Habenaria paucifolia var. estolonifer M.N.Correa 1950; Habenaria pauciflora var. pluriflora Cogn. 1907; Habenaria poissoniana Cogn. 1906 publ. 1907;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 as H poissoniana drawing ok; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing ok; Orquideas de Minas Gerais; El Genero Habenaria Joćo A. N. Batista; Joćo Batista F. da Silva; Luciano de Bem Bianchetti; Rev. bras. Bot. vol.31 no.1 Sćo Paulo Jan./Mar. 2008 photo

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