Habenaria rumphii (Brongn.) Lindl. 1835 SECTION Acuiferae Photo courtesy of Peter O'Byrne, Dr. E.F. de Vogel, André Schuiteman, and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Plant and Flowers in situ Deep Shade Hot Winter

Common Name Rumphi's Habenaria [Dutch Botanist 1800's in Java]

Flower Size .7" [1.7 cm]

Found in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Borneo, Java, Moluccas, Sumatra, Sulawesi, The Philippines, New Guinea and Queensland Australia in lowland grasslands at elevations of sealevel to 500 meters as a small sized, hot growing terrestrial with an oblong tuber carrying an erect, 3 to 4 leafed stem carrying erect, lanceolate-linear, narrowing towards the base, gradually acuminate apically leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, terminal, racemose, 9.6" to 12.8" [24 to 32 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with 3 to 6, lanceolate-linear to subulate, setaeceous-acuminate bracts and erect, subulate, setaceous-acuminate, concave, keeled, 1 nerved floral bracts.

Synonyms Habenaria dahliana Kraenzl. 1898; Habenaria holtzei F.Muell. 1890 publ. 1891; Habenaria rumphii var. meraukensis J.J.Sm. 1909; Habenaria stauroglossa Kraenzl. 1889; *Platanthera rumphii Brongn. 1834; Satyrium dahlianum (Kraenzl.) Kuntze 1903

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857; Otia Botanica Hamburgensia Rchb.f 1878; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo hmm; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo hmm; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol III Shuiteman and de Vogel 2005; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo hmm; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing good; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide