Habenaria calicis R.González 1995 publ. 1997

Another Angle


Plant in situ Mexico state Mexico Photos by © antoine HENDRICKX

Common Name

Flower Size .32 to .48" [.8 to 1.2cm]

Found in Mexico and Morelos states of Mexico in pine/oak forests or pine/fir forests at elevations of 2750 to 2900 meters as a miniature to just medium sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with an elliptic to ovoid, subteranean tuber giving rise to 4 to 6, elliptic-lanceolate, ascending to adpressed, revolute margins, acute leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, racemose, 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence with longer than the ovary floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideas del Estado de Morelos ORQUÍDEA (MÉX.) VOLUMEN 16 NÚMERO ÚNICO enero 2002 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Mexico Hagsater, Soto, Salazar, Jimenez, Lopez & Dressler 2005;