Habenaria longiracema Fukuy. 1935 Photo courtesy of The Taiwan Biodiversity Information Portal Website

Part shade Hot Cool LATERSummer

Common Name The Long Raceme Habenaria

Flower Size .28 to .36" [7 to 9 mm]

Found in central and southern Taiwan in deciduous forests in thickets, grasslands and roadside banks at elevations of 200 to 1500 meters as a medium sized [in bloom], hot to cool growing terrestrial with ellipsoid or fusiform tubers giving rise to a short, terete, leafy stem carrying 3 to5 closely arranged in a basal rosette, oblanceolate to oblong, pale green leaves that blooms in the later summer on an erect, terminal, long, slender, pale green, 12 to 22" [30 to 55 cm] long, laxly to densely 30 to 60 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Hetaeria taiwaniana S.S.Ying 1977; Peristylus longiracema (Fukuy.) K.Y.Lang 1987; Rhomboda taiwaniana (S.S.Ying) Ormerod 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Wild Orchids of Taiwan Lin & Wang 2014 photo fide;