Habenaria mariae R.González & Cuevas-Figueroa 2004 publ. 2006 Drawing by © R.González & Cuevas-Figueroa and The Epidendra WebSite

Part Suncool LATE Summer

Common Name Maria's Habenaria Mexican Orchid Enthusiast Sra Arreguin current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Jalisco Mexico in oak/pine forests at elevations of 1650 to 1950 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an ovoid, smooth to wrinkled tuber giving rise to an erect stem carrying 9 to 12 cauline, imbricate to slightly separate, erect to adpressed, rigid, more or less arcuate, narrowly elliptic, bract-like leaves that blooms in the late summer on an erect, terminal, cylindric to semi-cylindrical, angled, thin, 2.6" [6.5 cm] long, 7 to 9 flowered inflorescence with a bit longer to just as long as the ovary, rigid, conduplicate, deltoid to lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ibugana 12(2): 11-14. R.González & Cuevas-Figueroa 2004 drawing fide;