Habenaria brachyphyton Schltr. ex Mansf. 1930 SECTION Humilis Drawing by Hoehne

Part shade Cool

Common Name The Short Plant Habenaria

Flower Size .25" [5.2 mm]

Found in Parana State of Brazil as a mini-miniature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect, straight, glabrous stem carrying 3 to 5, from the base to 1/3 of the stem, erect-patent, lanceolate to lanceolate-linear, acute to acuminate leaves with the next 1/3 of the stem enveloped by decreasing in size bracts and blooms in the upper 1/3 of the stem on a 1.2 to 3.2" [3 to 8 cm] long, cylindrical, many flowered inflorescence with erect-patent, lanceolate, acuminate, more or less as long as the ovary floral bracts and carrying glabrous flowers.

Synonyms Habenaria nana Schltr. 1919

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 as H nana Schlechter 1919 drawing fide; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide;