Habenaria robusta Welw. ex Rchb.f. 1867 SECTION Replicatae TYPE Drawing by © Welwitsch and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Webpage

partial shade Summer

Common Name The Robust Habenaria

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Angola among brushwood as a giant sized terrestrial with an erect, robust, densely leafy stem carrying numerous, lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, acute, suberect, decreasing in size up the stem leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, to 16" [40 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bilabrella robusta (Welw. ex Rchb.f.) Szlach. & Kras-Lap. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of South Central Africa Williamson 1979; Orchidaceae of West Central Africa Vol 1 Szlatchecko etal 2010 as Kryptostoma tentaculigerum as Bilabrella robusta drawing fide