Habenaria carvajaliana R.González & Cuevas-Figueroa 2004 publ. 2006 Drawing by © González & Cuevas-Figueroa and The Epidendra WebSite

partial sun Cold Summer

Common Name Carvajal's Habenaria [Mexican Botanist and Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Jalisco Mexico in grass in pine forest openings at elevations around 2100 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a descending, wrinkled tuber giving rise to an erect, leafy throughout stem carrying 8, cauline, alternate, subopposite, imbricate, erect, almost adpressed, the middle 5 or so, largest, round to elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, angular, semi-cylindrical, lax to 2.6" [6.5 cm], 5 to 8 flowered inflorescence with conduplicate, lanceolate, acuminate, longer than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ibugana 12(2): 19-22. González & Cuevas-Figueroa 2004 drawing fide