Habenaria hassleriana Cogn. ex Chodat & Hassl. 1907 SECTION Leptoceras

Drawing by Hoehne

Drawing TYPE Drawing and Collection sheet by Jany Renz and Kew Garden WebSite

partial sun Cool Fall

Common Name Hassler's Habenaria [Co-collector of species 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Argentina and Paraguay at elevations of 100 to 450 meters as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a velvety subterranean tuber giving rise to an erect stem carrying erect pattent, 3 to 5 nerved, largest in the middle decreasing in size both above and below, lanceolate, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, 4.8 to 6" " [12 to 15 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with foliaceous, lanceolate, long-acuminate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Habenaria fiebrigii Schltr. 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide