Habenaria felipensis Ames 1910

Drawing by Ames and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shade Cold LATER Summer

Common Name The Felipe Habenaria [?]

Flower Size

Found in Oaxaca state of Mexico and Guatemala at elevations around 2750 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with an ovate tuber giving rise to an erect, stem carrying ovate-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, erct, 1.2 to 5" [3 to 12.5 cm] long, spicate, laxly 5 to 20 flowered inflorescence with acuminate, acute, longer than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 4 Ames 1910 drawing fide; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018