Habenaria dracaenifolia Schltr. 1905 SECTION Salaccenses


Type drawingsPhotos by Karl Senghas/type drawing by Schlechter Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz and their Website

partial shade Warm spring

Common Name The Dracaenia-Like Leaf Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in humus in forests at elevations of 700 to 1000 meters as a warm growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring

I am not sure of this determination, does not conform perfectly with Schlechter's 1912 drawings below.

Synonyms Habenaria dracaenifolia var. laxa Schltr. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 drawing so-so to photo /drawing fide; The Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 as Habenaria dracaenifolia var. laxa drawing so-so to photo/ drawing fide; A Guide to the Monocotyledons of Papua New Guinea Part 4 Orchidaceae [in Part] Howcroft 1984; Checklist of Papusian Orchids Ormerod 2017;