Habenaria dusenii Schltr.1919 SECTION Nudae

Drawing by © Foldats


Drawing by © Hoehne

Flower Disection

Plant Specimen

Pedicel and spur

Photos by © A. N. Batista; Joćo Batista F. da Silva; Luciano de Bem Bianchetti and the Orquideas de Minas Gerais; El Genero Habenaria

part sun Hot Warm LATER Spring Summer

Common Name Dusen's Habenaria [Swedish Engineer and Plant Collector in Brazil early 1900's]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Venezuela, French Guiana, Surinam?, Matto Grosso, Goias, Parana', Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo states of Brazil in open grasslands and shrublands at elevations of 50 to 600 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with a slender, erect stem carrying 4 to 5, distichous, linear, acute, basally adpressed leaves that blooms in the later spring and summer on an erect, terminal, 3.2" [8 cm] long, laxly 1 to 7 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate-ovate, acuminate, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying greenish-yellow flowers.

Synonyms Rhinorchis dusenii (Schltr.) Szlach. 2012

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing fide; Flora de Venezuela Volumen 15 Parte 1 Foldats 1969 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003; Orquideas de Minas Gerais; El Genero Habenaria Joćo A. N. Batista; Joćo Batista F. da Silva; Luciano de Bem Bianchetti; Rev. bras. Bot. vol.31 no.1 Sćo Paulo Jan./Mar. 2008 photo; Orchids of French Guiana Szlachetko, Veyret, Mytnik-ejsmont, Sawicka, Rutkowski and Baranov 2012 as Rhinorchis dusenii drawing fide; Materials to the Orchid Flora of Colombia Vol 1 Szlachetko & Kolanowska 2017 as Rhinorchis dusenii drawing fide