Habenaria lingulosa Ames 1908

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TYPE Drawing by Ames and The Filibot.web WebSite


Common Name The Tongued Habenaria

Flower Size 1 to 1.2" [2.5 to 3 cm]

Found in the Philippines near streams in montane forests at elevations up to 1400 meters as a large sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by sheathing bracts and carrying thin, crowded around the middle of the stem, lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the late summer and fall on a terminal, erect, 2.8" [7 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts and carrying greenish white flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol II Ames 1908 Drawing fide; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol V Ames 1915; Orchidiana Philippiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;