Habenaria robinsonii Ames 1912

H rhodocheila Complex Photo by John Rey Callado and The Phyto Images Website

Full Shade Hot Winter

Common Name Robinson's Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines on rocks and mossy boulders at elevations of 50 to 100 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing terrestrial with elongate tubers giving rise to linear, acuminate slightly contracted basally leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, slender, 4 to 10.8" [10 to 27 cm] long, 1 to few flowered inflorescence carrying white showy flowers with as long as to slightly longer than the ovary floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philippiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;