Habenaria ferkoana Schltr. 1918

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and the The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade

Common Name The Ferko Habenaria [Dr Paulo Ferko early 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with 13 cauline, lanceolate-acuminate leaves that blooms on a to 6" [15 cm] long, loosely many flowered inflorescence with the lower floral bracts longer than the flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Of Madagascar Perrier 1939; The Orchids of Madagascar Hermans Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2009; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009;