Habenaria platanthera Rchb.f. 1876 SECTION Leptoceras Drawing by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cold Summer

Common Name The Broad Anther Habenaria

Flower Size .5" [1.25 cm]

Found in Uruguay as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect, robust, leafy stem carrying many, long-lanceolate, acute to acuminate, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal to 6" [15 cm] long, cylindrical, many flowered inflorescence with erect-patent, three nerved, concave, oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, as long as the flowers floral bracts and carrying emerald 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 drawing ok;