Habenaria galeandriformis Hoehne 1937 SECTION Nudae Drawing by Hoehne

Flower Drawing Drawing by Hatschbach 34075, MBM

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

Part shade Hot Warm Summer

Common Name The Galeandra-Like Habenaria

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Sao Paulo state of Brazil in dry grassy fields at elevations of 150 to 700 meters as a large to giant sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 12 to 13, adpressed to the stem, largest at the centere, linear, narrrow leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, 6 to 7.2" [15 to18 cm] long, loosely 14 to 20 flowered inflorescence with ovate to lanceolate, longer than the ovary floral bracts and carrying small green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975 drawing fide;