Habenaria notabilis Schltr. 1911 SECTION Medusaeformes Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool Spring

Common Name The Remarkable Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1300 meters as a giant sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect, elongate, strict, terete, glabrous, leafy stem carrying erect-patent, lanceolate, ligulate, acuminate, glabrous leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, cylindrical, to 8" [20 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with erect-patent, lanceolate, acuminate, glabrous floral bracts that are as long as the flowers

Synonyms Medusorchis notabilis (Schltr.) Szlach. 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide; A Guide to the Monocotyledons of Papua New Guinea Part 4 Orchidaceae [in Part] Howcroft 1984; Checklist of Papusian Orchids Ormerod 2017;