Habenaria propinquior Rchb.f. 1871 Photo by Burleigh Park Orchids Website

Drawing Drawing by Lewis Roberts and Wikimedia Website

Fragrance Part sun Hot Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Closely Related Habenaria - In Australia - The Common Rein Orchid

Flower Size 1/2 to 5/8" [1.2 to 1.4cm]

Found in Myanmar and Queensland Australia at elevations of sea level to 400 meters in drier woodlands and low lying sandy heathlands as a medium to large sized, hot growing terrestrial with 2 to 4 basal leaves that blooms in the summer and early fall on an erect, 8 to 16" [20 to 40 cm] long, 10 to 30 flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Botanica's Orchids Laurel Glen 2002 Photo fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Tun 2014 photo fide;