Habenaria macvaughiana R.González 1995 publ. 1997 Photo by © R Solano

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by © R.González

Part shade Cold LATE Summer ERALY Fall

Common Name McVaugh's Habenaria [American Botanist in Jalisco Mexico 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Jalisco, Michoacan, Oaxaca and Mexico states of Mexico in pine/oak forests at elevations around 2270 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with 7 to 9, cauline, bottomost 3 reduced to cucullate bracts, gradually larger above, the largest near the middle of the stem, decreasing above the middle into the floral bracts, ascending, flat, elliptic-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, acute to acuminate, 3 nerved, middle nerve carinate leaves that blooms in the late summ er and early fall on a terminal, erect, [9 to 18 cm] long, cylindrical, 11 to 26 flowered inflorescence with ascending, conduplicate, lanceoalte, acuminate, longer than the dorsal sepal below, shorter than the ovary above floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Bol. Inst. Bot. Univ. Guadalajara 3: 64 R Gonzalez 1995 publ. 1997 drawing fide; Gómez, Rodolfo & Martínez-Ovando, Eduardo & Martínez-Feria, Aarón & Antonio Gutiérrez-Caballero, José. (2016). New records in the Orchidaceae family from Oaxaca, Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad. 87. 10.1016/j.rmb.2016.09.012. photo fide