Habenaria praetermissa Seidenf. 1992 Drawing by Averyanov and The Hoa Lan Vietnam Website

Part shade Hot Fall

Common Name The Overlooked Habenaria

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in southeastern China and northern Vietnam as a medium sized, hot growing terrestrial with 4 to 5, basal, in an ascending whorl, overlapping, acute, broadly lanceolate to narrowly ovate leaves that blooms in the early fall on a terminal, erect, 6" [15 cm] long, densely 6 to 8 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute, as long as the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994;