Habenaria macraithii Lavarack 1984 Photo by R Tunstall and Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

Common Name Macraith's Habenaria - In Australia The Whiskered Rein Orchid

Flower Size .8 to .96" [2 to 2.4 cm]

Found in northern tropical Queensland on levee banks in overflow beds of streams at elevations of 50 to 150 meters as a medium sized, hot growing terrestrial with 7 to 11, scattered along the stem, bluish green, 3 veined leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, 12 to 24" [30 to 60 cm] long, 15 to 20 flowered inflorescence .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide