Habenaria ernesti-ulei Hoehne 1937 SECTION Subnuda Drawing by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool Cold LATE Summer

Common Name Ernst Ule's Habenaria [German Plant Collector 1900's]

Flower Size .56" [1.4 cm]

Found in Rio de Janiero and Sao Paulo states of Brazil at elvations around 2000 meters as a small to just medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a glabrous, oblong, subterranean tuber giving rise to a laxly leafy stem carrying a few membraneous, patent, oblong, acute to somewhat obtuse to acuminate, spaced out leaves that blooms in the late summer on a terminal, erect, 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts and carrying yellow green, wide open flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brazilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975