Habenaria reflexicalcar J.A.N.Bat. & B.M.Carvalho 2016 SECTION Subnudas

TYPE Drawing TYPE photo by J.A.N.Batista /TYPE Drawing by © Simone C. Souza e Silva and Four New Species in Habenaria (Orchidaceae) from the Espinhaço Range, Brazil Research Gate Website

Part shade Cool LATER Spring Summer

Common Name The Reflexed Spur Habenaria [refers to the spur that points upwards]

Flower Size .28" [7 mm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil in seasonally wet grasslands at elevations of 1200 to 1400 meters as a miniature to medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an ellipsoid tuber giving rise t oan erect stem carrying 3 to 6, partly adpressed to the stem to ascending, linear to narrowly lanceolate, largest at the center of the stem, membranneous, acute, basally clasping leaves taht blooms in the later spring and summer on an erect, terminal, lax, spiral, .8 to 6" [2 to 15 cm] long, 2 to 28 flowered inflorescence with ovate to ovate-lanceolate, shorter than the ovary, acuminate floral bracst and carrying resupinate, glabrous, mostly green 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). Habenarias Espinhacenses (H. espinhacensis, hippocrepica, quadriferricola, reflexicalcar). Drawing/photo fide;