Habenaria cornutella Summerh. 1938 SECTION Replicatae Kraenzl. Drawing by Eggeling and Kew Garden WebSite

partial sun Warm Cool

Common Name The Little Horned Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in the Central African Republic, Cameroon, Congo, Zaire, Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda at elevations of 600 to 1400 meters in grasslands as a medium to large sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with an erect, slender, leafy throughout stem carrying 7 to 10, the lower 5 to 7 erect to suberect, linear to lanceolate-linear, acute, grading smaller above, lanceolate, adpressed to the stem leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, 2.8 to 6.4" [7 to 16 cm] long, rather loosely 9 to 30 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, shorter than the pedicel floral bracts.

Synonyms Bilabrella cornutella (Summerh.) Szlach. & Kras-Lap. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Tropical East Africa Orchidaceae Part 1 Summerhayes 1968; Flore D'Afrique Centrale [Zaire- Rwands - Burundi] Orhidaceae Premeir parte Geerink 1984 drawing fide; Orchids of the Central African Republic - A Provisional Checklist Cribb & Fay 1986; Orchidaceae of WEst Central Africa Vol 1 Szatchetko etal 2010 as Bilabrella cornutella drawing good;