Habenaria dutrae Schltr. 1925 SECTION Leptoceras Drawing by Hoehne and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shade Cold Summer

Common Name Dutra's Habenaria [Brazilian Original Collector of species 1900's]

Flower Size .5" [1.25 cm]

Found in Rio Grande do Sul state of Brazil as a giant sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect, robust stem carrying 7 to 8, erect-patent, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, more or less acute to acuminate, gradually decreasing in size above leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, to 8" [20 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with patent to somewhat recurved, ellipticv-lanceolate, acuminate, as long as the ovary floral bracts decreasing in size above.

Synonyms Habenaria schnittmeyeri Schltr. 1925

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Repert Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis Band 35 Rio Grande Do Sul Schlechter 1925 as H schnittmeyeri; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 as H scnittmeyeri drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975 as H schiedmeyeri sic; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 as H schiedmeyeri drawing fide;