Habenaria hymenophylla Schltr. 1911

Plant and Flowers in situPhotos by M A Clements & Garry Sankowsky and Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

Common Name The Membraneous Leaved Habenaria - In Australia The Coastal Rein Orchid

Flower Size .8 to .96" [2 to 2.4 cm]

Found in northern tropical Queensland in monsoonal rainforests often near the coast at elevations of sealevel to 200 meters as a small to medium sized, hot growing terrestrial with 6 to 8, scattered along the stem, bluish green, 3 veined leaves that blooms in the spring through fall on an erect, 10 to 16" [25 to 40 cm] long, 20 to 30 flowered inflorescence .


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