Habenaria leibergii Ames 1908 SECTION Dolichostachya

TYPE Drawing by Ames and The Filibot.web WebSite

Common Name Leiberg's Habenaria [Swedish Botanical Explorer lste 1800's early 1900's]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Bataan province in the Philippines at elevations around 30 meters as a medium sized, hot growing terrestrial with ovate tubers giving rise to an erect, slender, leafy stem carrying ovate-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the late summer and fall on a terminal, erect, spicate, around 15 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate floral bracts and carrying greenish flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol II Ames 1908 Drawing fide; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 2 Quisumbing 1981 photo ok; Orchidiana Philippiniana vol 1 Valmayor 1984;