Habenaria dentirostrata Tang & F.T.Wang 1936

Drawing by Seidenfaden and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shade Warm

Common Name The Toothed Rostellum Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in Myanmar and Laos at elevations around 600 to 700 meters as a warm growing terrestrial.

There are 3 species considered to be very similar and refered to as the H hosseusii group, H hosseusii from Thailand, H dentirostrata from Laos and Myanmar and H mandersii occuring from Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.

Synonyms Kraenzlinorchis dentirostrata (Tang & F.T.Wang) Szlach. 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 31 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand V Orchidoideae Seidenfaden 1977 drawing fide; Gard. Bull. Singapore 60: 55 Kurzweil 2008 ;