Habenaria conopodes Ridl. 1886 Drawing by Jany Renz and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria WebSite

partial sun Warm Cool Summer

Common Name The ? Mosquito Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in Antananarivo Madagascar in savannahs on rocks at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the summer on a laxly, many flowered inflorescence carrying yellow green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb and Bosser 2007; A Field Guide tothe Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009