Habenaria urbaniana Cogn. 1893 SECTION Leptoceras

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 Shade Cool LATESpring Summer

Common Name Urban's Habenaria [German Botanist in Brazil 1800's]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Minas Gerias state of Brazil in grasslands as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect, stem enveloped mostly by leafbearing sheaths carrying lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, acute to apiculate, carinate dorsally leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on an erect, 2.4 to 4.4" [6 to 11 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence with lanceoalte, acuminate, longer than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms

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