Habenaria apetala Gagnep. 1931 Drawing by Seidenfaden

Another Drawing

Drawing by A Chevalier and The Hoa Lan Vietnam Website

Deep shade Warm

Common Name The Petal-less Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in southern Vietnam and is either quite rare or a questionable species known only from the type collection as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with narrowly obovate leaves grading to bracts above that blooms on a terminal, erect, 2.4" [6 cm] long, densely several to many flowered infloresecnce with acuminate floral bracts .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore Generale de Indo-Chine Volume 6 Gagnepain 1934 as Habenaria laotica drawing fide; Contributions to a Revision of the Orchid Flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Seidenfaden 1975; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 31 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand V Orchidoideae Seidenfaden 1977 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994;