Habenaria brachyplectron Hoehne & Schltr. 1926 SECTION Leptoceras

Drawing by Hoehne

TYPE Drawing

Type Drawing by Jany Renz and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

partial sun Cool Summer

Common Name The Short-Spurred Habenaria

Flower Size .5" [1.25 cm]

Found in Sao Paulo state of Brazil as a large to giant sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect, glabrous, laxly leafy stem carrying erect to slightly patent, lanceolate-ligulate to narrowly lanceolate, acute, largest in the middle, decreasing in size above and below leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, cylindrical, to 9.2" [23 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, erect-patent, slightly longer than the ovary below and shorter than above floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975 drawing ok;