Habenaria megapotamensis Hoehne 1939 SECTION Leptoceras

Inflorescence and Plant in situ Rio Grande Do Sul photos by Jacques Klein. and his and Flickr Orchid Photo WebSite

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Hoehne

Part Sun Cold Summer

Common Name The Large River Habenaria [refers to the Parana]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Parana and Rio Grande Do Sul states of Brazil as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect, leafy stem carrying several, 5 nerved, lanceolate leaves that blooms in the summer on a erminal, erect, laxly many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Rhinorchis megapotamensis (Hoehne) Szlach. 2012

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok;