Habenaria leptantha Schltr. 1922 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shade Warm Cool LATESummer EARLYFall

Common Name The Narrow Flowered Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in Bolivia at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium to just karge sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with an erect, terete, glabrous stem carrying 5 to 7, erect-patent, oblong to lanceoalte-oblong, acuminate, glabrous, thin textured leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, to 8" [20 cm] long, laxly 10 to 15 flowered inflorescence with erect-patent, narrowly lanceolate, acute, longer than the ovary below and shorter than the ovary above floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis Band X Bolivia Schlechter 1922; Repert. Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis Band LVII Figuren Atlas Schlechter 1929 drawing fide;