Habenaria robbrechtiana Geerinck & Schaijes 1987 SECTION Diphyllae

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Plant and flowers

Plant in situ Zaire Photos by © Séleck M. and The Copperflora Webpage

Part sun Winter

Common Name Robbrecht's Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in southern Zaire in open woodlands as a miniature sized terrestrial with an ovoid tuber giving rise to an erect, delicate, long white hairy stem carrying a single, ovate-orbicular, basally cordate, acute, fairly densely long white hairy above, margins desely xiliate leaf with 1 to 2 cauline bracts above that blooms in the winter on an erect, terminal, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Pseudohemipilia robbrechtiana (Geerinck & Schaijes) Szlach. 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of West Central Africa Vol 1 Szlatchecko etal 2010 as Pseudohemipilia robbrechtiana drawing fide