Habenaria cardiostigmatica J.A.N.Bat. & Bianch. 2010 Photo by J.A.N.Bat. & Bianch and The Epidendra WebSite

partial sun Warm Cool LATE Spring EARLIER Summer

Common Name The Heart-Shaped Stigma Habenaria

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Disticto Federal and Goias Brazil in dry grassy field (campo limpo) and grass-herb-subshrub field (campo sujo) vegetation, over deep, clay latosols or dry gray soil associated with rock outcrops at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium to just giant sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with 10 to 14, adpressed to the stem, linear, narrow, largest towards the middle grading smaller above leaves that blooms in the late spring and earlier summer on a terminal, erect, 4 to 9.8" [ 10 to 24 cm] long, loose to congested, few to many flowered inflorescence with ovate, as long as the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Brittonia 62(1): 67-70. J.A.N.Bat. & Bianch 2010 drawing fide