Habenaria integripetala Cogn. 1907 SECTION Nudae Drawing by Hoehne and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Smooth Rimmed Petal Habenaria

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Paraguay at elvations of 200 to 400 meters as a large sized, warm growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by a few spaced out, strongly amplexicaul, long-adpressed to the stem except the apical 1", free, fountain pen-shaped, acute sheaths that blooms on a terminal, erect, 5.6" to 6" [14 to 15 cm] long, laxly 14 or so flowered inflroescence with ovate-lanceolate, longly-acute to longly acuminate, membraneous, strongly amplexicaul, a bit longer than the ovary floral bracts and carrying white flowers.


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