Habenaria demissa Schltr. 1924 SECTION Pentaceras [Thou] Schlechter 1915 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shadeCoolCold LATESpringSummerEARLYFall

Common Name The Low Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in central and southeastern Madagascar in mossy forests at elevations of 1200 to 2400 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with 4 to 5, broadly elliptic leaves that blooms in the late spring, summer and early fall on an erect, terminal, 5.2" [13 cm] long, narrowly cylindrical, many flowered inflorescence with spreading, lanceoalte, acuminate, as long as the ovary floral bracts .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Specierum Nova. Regni Vegetabilis Band 33 Schlechter 1925; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 20076; A Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Hermans and Cribb 2009