Habenaria pabstii J.A.N.Bat. & Bianch. 2003 SECTION Macroceratitae Kraenzl. Photo by Batista, Bianchetti and Goncalves and The Brazilian Orchids Website

Part shade Hot Cool Summer

Common Name Pabst's Habenaria [Brazilian Botanist 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Goias, Minas Gerais and Tocantins states of Brazil at elevations around 100 to 1200 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial with an oblong, to subspherical tuber giving rise to an erect, leafy stem carrying 7 to 11, lowermost 3 to 4, sheath-like, the middle ones, patenmt, linear-lanceolate, acute, uppermost few grading smaller leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm] long, 1 to 7 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate floral bracts that are as long as the ovary and pedicel.


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