Habenaria foxii Ridl. 1886 Collection sheet by Kew and Kew Garden WebSite

partial shade Warm Cool fall

Common Name Fox's Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in central Madagascar in shady woods and forests as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with oval tubers giving rise to 5 to 6, narrow obovate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, loose to dense several to many flowered inflorescence with narrow lanceolate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939; Orchids of Madagascar, Hermans, Dupuy, Cribb & Bosser 2009; A field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Herman & Cribb 2009;