Habenaria bantamensis J.J.Sm. 1913

Plant and Flowers in situ Java

Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

partial shade Cold Winter

Common Name The Bantam Habenaria [refers to an area of western Java]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found only in Java in primary forests at elevations of 60 to 150 meters as a small sized, hot growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 5 to 6, situated at the top just below the inflorescence, narrowly lanceolate, very acuminate leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, terminal, several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide;