Habenaria hastata Seidenf. 1995 TYPE Drawing by Anker/Seidenfaden

Part Shade Cool LATESummer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Lance Like Habenaria [Refers to the median lobe of the lip]

Flower Size .28 to .3" [7 to 7.5 mm] long

Found in northern Thailand in mixed or hill evergreen forests at elevations aeround 1070 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with glabrous stems carrying 2 to 4, cauline, scattered along the upper portion of the stem, elliptic-lanceolate, acute leaves grading into bracts above, that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, rachis [1.6 to 5 cm] long, slightly denticulate, lax, 4 to 5 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, margins shortly hairy floral bracts and carrying green flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Opera Bot. 124: 12 Seidenfaden 1995 drawing fide; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing fide