Habenaria gonzaleztamayoi García-Cruz, R.Jiménez & L.Sánchez 2000

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Plant and Flowers Photos by © Edouard Faria

Deep Shade Cool LATESpring

Common Name Gonzalez-Tamayo's Habenaria [Mexican orchid enthusiast current]

Flower Size .48” [1.2 cm]

Found in Morelos state of Mexico in drier oak forests and in deciduous tropical forests at elvations around 1650 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an ovoid, subterranean tuber giving rise to an erect stem carrying qbout 15, elliptic, basally tubular, acute to mucronate, dark green, beneath and light green above leaves taht blooms in the late spring on an erect, racemose, 3” [7.5 cm] long, 12 to 18 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideas del Estado de Morelos ORQUÍDEA (MÉX.) VOLUMEN 16 NÚMERO ÚNICO enero 2002 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Mexico Hagsater, Soto, Salazar, Jimenez, Lopez & Dressler 2005;