Habenaria geerinckiana (Schaijes) Geerinck 2007 Collection sheet by Kew and Kew Garden WebSite

partial shade Cool Winter

Common Name Geerinck's Habenaria [Belgian Orchid Botanist current]

Flower Size

Found in Congo in savannas at elevations around 1490 metrrs as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with ellipsoid tubers giving rise to 6 to 8, lanceolate, acute, suberect leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, terminal, 1.6 to 2.4" [4 to 6 cm] long, laxly 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Kryptostoma geerinckiana Schaijes 1987

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of West Central Africa Vol 1 Szlatchecko etal 2010 as Kryptostoma geerinckiana drawing