Habenaria curranii Ames 1912 Drawing by Filibot and The Flickr Photo Website

partial sun Hot LATER Fall Winter

Common Name Curran's Habenaria

Flower Size

Found on Luzon in the Philippines near the forest edge at elevations around 50 meters as a medium sized, hot growing terrestrial with a slender, tall, leafy throughout stem carrying 5 or so, narrowly lanceolate, clustered in the middle of the stem or below, acuminate leaves that blooms in the later fall and winter on an erect, terminal, slender, smooth, to 20 flowered inflorescence with tapering, almost as long as the flowers floral bracts and carrying greenish flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol V Ames 1915; Orchidiana Philippiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984