Habenaria barrina Ridl. 1887 SECTION Pentaceras [Thou] Schlechter 1915

Drawing by Francisco Perez-Vera

Part shade Hot Warm LATESpring EARLY Summer

Common Name The ? Habenaria

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Congo and Zaire in rainforests at lower elevations as as small to medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with a subterreanean tuber giving rise to an erect stem carrying 4 to 8. cauline, elliptic, acute, subpetiolate base leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, terminal, rachis 4" [10 cm] long, 8 to 12 flowered inflorescence carrying resupiante flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore D'Afrique Centrale [Zaire- Rwands - Burundi] Orhidaceae Premeir parte Geerink 1984 drawing fide; Les Orchidees de Cote d'Ivorie Perez-Vera 2003 drawing fide;