Habenaria ochroleuca R.Br. 1810 Photo by Tropic Breeze [Zig] and All Things Plants Website

Part shade Hot WarmSummer

Common Name The Ochre-White Habenaria

Flower Size .4 to .55" [1 to 1.3 cm]

Found in the Northern Territory and Western Australia at elevations of 20 to 1000 meters in occasionally wet areas and depressions in sparse woodlands as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying no leaves and many overlapping bracts that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, 8 to 18" [20 to 45 cm] long, wiry, 10 to 25 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Habenaria eurystoma Schltr. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide; Checklist of Papusian Orchids Ormerod 2017;