Habenaria cuevasiana R.González & Cuevas-Figueroa 2004 publ. 2006 Drawing by © R.González & Cuevas-Figueroa and The Epidendra WebSite

partial sun Cool LATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name Cuevas' Habenaria [Mexican Botanist Current]

Flower Size

Found in Jalisco Mexico at elevations around 1400 to 2000 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial with a pendulous, oblong-ellipsoid, wrinkled tuber giving rise to an erect, slender stem carrying to 8, cauline, in a spiral, almost distichous, arching, spreading to erect, cuneate, elliptic-lanceolate to lanceolate, dark green leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, semi-cylindrical, lax, .6 to 1.6" [1.5 to 4 cm] long, 2 to 7 flowered, yellow green inflorescence with shorter to longer than the ovary, erect to adpressed, conduplicate, revolute sided below, subcordate-triangular, acuminate floral bracts and carrying, simultaneously opening, fragrant flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ibugana 12(2): 29-32. R.González & Cuevas-Figueroa 2004 drawing fide