Habenaria heleogena Schltr. 1919 SECTION Seticauda Drawing by Hoehne and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shade Cool Cold Fall

Common Name The Swamp Occuring Habenaria

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais and Parana states of Brazil as a large sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with an erect, robust, leafy stem carrying erect-patent, oblong-ligulate, obtuse to acute, glabrous leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, cylindrical, to 10" [25 cm] long, many flowereed inflorescence.

Synonyms Habenella heleogena (Schltr.) Szlach. & Kras-Lap. 2006; Platantheroides heleogena (Schltr.) Szlach. 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975 drawing fide;