Habenaria novaesii Edwall & Hoehne 1937

SECTION Leptoceras Drawing by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade WarmSummer

Common Name Novaes' Habenaria

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Sao Paulo state of Brazil as a medium sized, warm growing terrestrial with an erect, somewhat angular, leafy stem carrying membraneous, ovate-lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, 5 nerved, erect-patent to patent, scuminate, amplexicaul basally leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, 6.4 to 8" [16 to 20 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with linear-lanceolate, acuminate, very refexed, shoerter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying yellow green flowers.


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

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide