Habenaria setacea Lindl. 1835 SECTION Nudae

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 Cold EARLYFall

Common Name The Bristly Habenaria

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Minas Gerias state of Brazil, French Guiana, Surinam and Venezuela in higher elevation grasslands as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with grass-like, straight, narrow, acute, strongly amplexicaule, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the fall on a narrow, 2 to 10 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Habenaria setacea var. depauperata Cogn. 1893;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing ok; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003; 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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