Habenaria richardiana Wight 1851 SECTION Habenariae Drawing by Wight and The Plant Illustrations Webpage

Part shadeCold Summer

Common Name Richard's Habenaria

Flower Size 1" [2.5cm]

Found in southern India at elevations of 2000 to 2500 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erct stem carrying a few, oblong-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, laxly few flowered inflorescence with a lanceolate, shorter than the ovary floral bract and carrying faintly puberulous flowers .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Indian Orchids Guide to Identification and Culture Pradhan 1976 drawing good;