Habenaria hieronymi Kraenzl. 1892 SECTION Guilleminii Drawing by Hoehne and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shade Cold LATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name Heironym's Habenaria [German Botanist in Argentina and Brazil 1800's]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Rio Grande Do Sul state of Brazil and northern Argentina as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a short, thin, somewhat sinuous stem carrying a few, ovate-lanceolate, acute to slighyl acuminate, carinate dorsally, amplexicaul basally leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, shortly cylindrical, to 2.4" [to 6 cm] long, amny flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, long-acuminate, somewhat furfuraceous floral bracts .


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