Habenaria culmiformis Schlt. 1925 SECTION Nudae Drawing by Hoehne

Part sun HotWarm Fall

Common Name The Hay-Like Stem Habenaria

Flower Size .35" [8.2 mm]

Found in Guyana, Fr Guiana, Surinam and northern Brazil as a small to just medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with subterranean, ellipsoid tubers giving rise to an erect, thin, glabrous stem carrying 4 to 5, erect, longly adpressed to the stem, free part short, straight linear, acute, grading to bracts above leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, 4" [10 cm] long, erect, secund, laxly 3 to 6 flowered inflorescence with ereect, narrowly lanceolate, acuminate, more or less as long as the ocvary floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 Drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975 drawing hmm; The Orchids of Surinam Werkhoven 1986; Inventaire Taxonomique des Plantas de la Guyane Francaise II Les Orquidacees Cremers & Hoff 1992; Orchids of French Guiana Szlachetko, Veyret, Mytnik-ejsmont, Sawicka, Rutkowski and Baranov 2012 drawing ok;