Habenaria halata D.L.Jones 2002 Photo by M Clements

Fragrant"PartHot LATESpring Summer

Common Name The Frosted Habenaria - In Australia the Sweet Rein Orchid

Flower Size .4 to .48 " [1 to 1.2 cm]

Found in Northern Territory of Australia along and close to streams in bushes, grasses and sedges in seasonally inundated low-lying areas in woodlands as a medium to large sized, hot growing terrestrial with 2 to 3 basal, erect, dark green leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on a terminal, erect, 12 to 20" [30 to 50 cm] long, 7 to 18 flowered inflorescence carrying very fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchds of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide