Habenaria quadriferricola J.A.N.Bat. & B.M.Carvalho 2016 TYPE Drawing by © J.A.N.Bat., Bianch. & B.M.Carvalho and Four New Species in Habenaria (Orchidaceae) from the Espinhaço Range, Brazil Research Gate Website

Part shade Cool Summer

Common Name The Quadrilatero Ferrifero Region Habenaria [An area of Brazil]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil in fields at elevations of 1600 to 1900 meters as a small to sometimes medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect to slightly sinuous stem carrying 3 to 6, largest 1 to 3 at the center, partially adpressed tothe stem to ascending, linear to filirorm, leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, .6 to 6" [1.5 to 15 cm] long, spiral, 2 to 36 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, usually shorter than the ovary, acuminate floral bracts and carrying resupinate, glabrous, greenish flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Batista, Joao & Vale, Aline Amália do & M. Carvalho, Bruno & Proite, Karina & J. Ramalho, Aline & Cristina D. Munhoz, Ana & van den Berg, Cassio & Bianchetti, Luciano. (2016). Four New Species in Habenaria (Orchidaceae) from the Espinhaço Range, Brazil. Systematic Botany. 41. 275-292. 10.1600/036364416X691858. Drawing fide;