Habenaria microsaccos Kraenzl. 1909 SECTION Replicatae Photos by Jany Renz and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz HerbariaWebsite

Part shade Cold Fall

Common Name The Small Sacked Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya in open glades of forests at elevations of 2350 to 3000 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect, slender to rather stout stem carrying 7 to 12, mostly lanceolate-linear, grading smaller and adpressed to the stem above leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, 10 to 35 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary floral bracts

Synonyms Bilabrella linderi (Summerh.) Szlach. & Kras-Lap, 2003; Habenaria linderi Summerh. 1931

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Tropical East Africa Orchidaceae Part 1 Summerhayes 1968 as H linderi; Flore D'Afrique Centrale [Zaire- Rwands - Burundi] Orhidaceae Premeir parte Geerink 1984; Orchids of Kenya Stewart & Campbell 1996 as H linderi;