Habenaria cf rupicola Barb.Rodr. 1881 SECTION Leptoceras

Plant specimen

Perianth

Pedicel and Spur

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

Part sun Cool LATE Spring EARLYSummer

Common Name The Rock Loving Habenaria

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Minas Gerias state of Brazil in rocky grasslands as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with a thin, erect stem enveloped by imbricating, leafbearing sheaths grading larger above, linear-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, acute to acuminate, amplexicaul and basally clasping leqaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a terminal, erect, slightly sinuous, 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm ]long, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Habenaria minarum Hoehne & Schltr. 1921; Habenaria montana Barb.Rodr.1877

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; 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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