Habenaria ernstii Schltr. 1919 SECTION Subnuda

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Part shade

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

Flower Size

Found in Venezuela and Colombia as a small sized terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 4 to 5, oblong-lanceolate, acute to subacute, erect leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, to 2.4" [6 cm] long, sublaxly 13 to 16 flowered inflorescence with lanceolte, acuminate floral bracts and carrying small, erect flowers.

Close to H armata, H entomantha, H gollemrii and H schwackei.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 6: 26 Schlechter 1919; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 57: #2 Schlechter 1929 drawing fide; Flora de Venezuela Volumen 15 Parte 1 Foldats 1969; Materials to the Orchid Flora of Colombia Vol 1 Szlachetko & Kolanowska 2017 drawing fide