Habenaria corymbosa C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f. 1874 SECTION Macroceratitis Kraenzl

Plant and Flowers In situ Thailand Photo by David Kuehn

Drawing Drawing by Seidenfaden


Common Name The Corymb Habenaria - in Thailand Ueang dok chum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Myanmar and Thailand in evergreen forests often near streams at elevations of 600 to 1900 meters as a medium to giant sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 9 to 11, cauline, clustered in the middle of the stem, grading to 7 to 10, erect, lanceolate, acute sterile bracts that blooms winter through later spring and again in early summer on a terminal, erect, 38" to 42" [95 to 130 cm] long, semi dense to dense, many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burman Grant 1895; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitnand 1959 drawing fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 31 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand V Orchidoideae Seidenfaden 1977 drawing fide; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing fide