Habenaria alagensis Ames 1907

Inflorescence Photos by Melanie Schori and herFlickr Orchid Photo WebSite

Part Shade Hot Cool LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Alag River Habenaria [A river on Mindoro Island]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines in humid forests at elevations of sealevel to 2000 meters as a medium to just large sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying, at the base, oblong to lanceolate leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, terminal, elongate, loosely many flowered inflorescence with lanceoalte, acumminate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts

Synonyms Habenaria luzonensis Ames 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philippiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide;