Habenaria modestissima Rchb.f. 1850 SECTION Humilis Drawing by Hoehne and The National Herbarium Netherlands Website

Part shade

Common Name The Most Modest Habenaria

Flower Size .28" [7 mm]

Found in Rio de Janiero State of Brazil as a miniature sized, terrestrial with a short, erect stem carrying all along the stem, ovate-oblong below, acuminate, amplexicaul, lanceolate above leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, few flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acute to acuminate, loner than below, shorter than above floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 drawing fide;