Habenaria umbraticola Barb.Rodr. 1877 SECTION Leptoceras

Plant specimen

Perianth

Inflorescence

Photos by © A. N. Batista; Joćo Batista F. da Silva; Luciano de Bem Bianchetti and the Orquideas de Minas Gerais; El Genero Habenaria

Full Shade Cool Cold LATERSummer Fall

Common Name The Shadow Loving Habenaria

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Minas Gerias, Rio de Janiero, Sao Paulo, Parana, and Santa Catarina states of Brazil in cloud forests as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with an erect, stout stem enveloped completely by imbricate sheaths grading above into elliptic, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the later summer and fall

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing ok; 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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