Habenaria ternatea Rchb.f. 1876 SECTION Habenaria Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Collection sheet

Type Drawing by Moseley and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm Cool Fall

Common Name The Ternate Habenaria [An Island in the northern Moluccas archipelago]

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in the Moluccas at elevations of 600 to 1200 meters as a warm to cool growing terrestrial that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Medusorchis ternatea (Rchb.f.) Szlach. 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

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