Habenaria nogeirana R.González & Cuev.-Fig. 2006 publ. 2007 TYPE Drawing by © R.González & Cuevas-Figaroa and © The Epidendra Website

Part shade Warm cool Summer EARLYFall

Common Name Nogiera's Habenaria [Jao Nogiera Batista Mexican Habenaria Expert and Orchid enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Jalisco and Zacatecas Mexico in open grasslands and cultivated fields at elevations of 1400 to 2000 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with ovoid, finely wrinkled, pubescent tubers giving rise to an erect stem carrying 7 to 12, cauline, heicodial in placement, rigid, erect-linear, grading smaller above leaves that blooms in the summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, 2.6 to 3.8" [6.5 to 9.5 cm] long, dense, cylindrical, 13 to 15 flowered inflorescence with erect, concave, conduplicate, twisted, triangular-lanceolate to lanceolate, acuminate, lower ones longer than the ovary, floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ibugana 14(1-2): 28-31.R.González & Cuev.-Fig 2007 Drawing fide