Habenaria schenckii Cogn. 1893 SECTION Diphyllae

Plant Photos by Cassio van den Berg and his Picasa Orchid Photo Webpage

Drawing

Drawing of H lindmanniana Drawing by Hoehne

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Common Name Schenck's Habenaria [German Botanist in Brazil 1800's- early 1900's]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Brazil and northern Argentina as a miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with an almost globose to ellipsoid tuber giving rise to 2 basal, almost opposite, oblong-orbicular, sessile, rounded to slightly acute apically leaves that blooms in the late fall on an erect, 2.8 to 8.8" [7 to 22 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence with lanceoalte, acuminate shorter than to as long as the ovary floral bracts and carrying clear green flowers.

Synonyms Habenaria lindmaniana Kraenzl. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 as H lindmaniana drawing fide; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975 as H lindmaniana drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975;

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