Habenaria triplonema Schltr. 1911 Photo by Russell Cumming and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part shade Hot Warm Summer

Common Name The Three Thread Habenaria

Flower Size .58" [1.4 cm]

Found in New Guinea and Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland Australia in open forests and woodlands and swamp margins at elevations of sea level to 600 meters as a medium to large sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with 2 to 3 basal, usually erect leaves that blooms in the summer on a 12 to 20" [30 to 50 cm] long, 8 to 25 flowered inflorescence carrying sweet spicey scented flowers

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide;

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