Habenaria exilis D.L.Jones 1998 Drawing by Lewis Roberts and Wikimedia Website

Part sun Hot summer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Elongate Habenaria - In Australia - The Wispy Rein Orchid

Flower Size 1/4" [8mm]

Found in Queensland Australia at elevations of 200 to 400 meters among grass in seasonally partially flooded sparse woodlands as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with 2 basal, dark green leaves that blooms in the summer and early fall on an erect, 8 to 20" [20 to 50 cm] long, 7 to 15 flowered inflorescence with widely spaced flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide;