Habenaria rzedowskiana R. González 1978

Another Angle

Flower Close Up?

Plant in situ Jalisco Mexico? Photos courtesy of Edouard Faria ©


Common Name Rzedowski's Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in Jalisco, Michoacan, Morelos and Mexico states of Mexico in sandy or clay soils with grasses in oak or pine forests at elevations of 1500 to 2800 meteres as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial orchid with an erect stem turning black with age, carrying several, short, elliptic-lanceolate, acute, recurved leaves articulated to the sheaths and blooming in the summer and early fall on an erect, 2” [5 cm] long, 1 to 5 flowered, racemose inflorescence with eaqul in length to the ovary floarl bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquídea (Mexico City), n.s., 7: 132 Gonzales 1978 drawing/photo fide; Flora Novo Galaciana McVaugh 1985; Orquideas del Estado de Morelos ORQUÍDEA (MÉX.) VOLUMEN 16 NÚMERO ÚNICO enero 2002 drawing/photo fide;