Habenaria frappieri J.-B.Castillon & P.Bernet 2012

Side View of Flower

Plant and Flowers in situ Reunion Photos by © François Vandeschricke and The Orchidees de Reunion Website


Common Name The Greenish White Habenaria

Flower Size 1/2" [1.2 cm]

Found in Reunion in humid forests at elevations of 1300 to 2200 meters as a medium to large sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with an erect, leafy stem carrying well spaced, clear veined leaves that blooms in the late summer and earlier fall on a terminal, erect, 15 to 30 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Habenaria chloroleuca Frapp. ex Cordem. 1895; Habenaria chloroleuca var. brevifolia Cordem. 1895; Habenaria chloroleuca var. genuina Cordem. 1895; Habenaria chloroleuca var. ovata Cordem. 1895

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidees de La Reunion Bernet 2010 a H chloroleuca photo fide;