Habenaria rodeiensis Barb.Rodr.1882 SECTION Subnudas

Photo by © Rodrigo Escobar


Plant specimen


Pedicel and Spur

Photos by © J. A. N. Batista; Joćo Batista F. da Silva; Luciano de Bem Bianchetti and the Orquideas de Minas Gerais; El Genero Habenaria

Part sun Cool Summer Fall

Common Name The Rodeio Habenaria [A town in the State of Santa Catarina Brazil]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Belize, Costa Rica, Fr Guiana, Guyana, Bahia, Espirito Santo, Goias, DF, Minas Gerias, Rio de Janiero, Matto Grosso, Sao Paulo, Parana and Santa Catarina states of Brazil, Peru and Paraguay in dry savanna and oak woods at elevations of 1200 to 1900 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by grading larger above, imbricating, obtuse becoming acuminate above leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on an erect, terminal, 1.6 to 2.8" [4 to 7 cm] long, laxly several flowered inflorescence with imbricating, acuminate, inflated, triangular bracts that are half as long to as long as the ovary.

Synonyms Bertauxia rodeiensis (Barb.Rodr.) Szlach 2004; Habenaria carvalhoi Ruschi 1946; Habenaria corcovadensis Kraenzl. 1893;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 as H corcovadensis drawing ok?; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975 as H caravaljoi; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 2 Pabst & Dungs 1977 as H carvalhoi drawing ok; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing not = H ernestii; Inventaire Taxonomique des Plantas de la Guyane Francaise II Les Orquidacees Cremers & Hoff 1992; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 photo fide; Orchids of the High Mountain Atlantic Rainforest in SE Brazil Warren & Miller 1994 drawing fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol III Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; Orquideas de Minas Gerais, El Genero Habenaria Joćo A. N. Batista; Joćo Batista F. da Silva; Luciano de Bem Bianchetti; Rev. bras. Bot. vol.31 no.1 Sćo Paulo Jan./Mar. 2008 photo; The Organ Mountain Range, its History and its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller & Seehawer 2008 drawing/photo fide;Orchids of French Guiana Szlachetko, Veyret, Mytnik-ejsmont, Sawicka, Rutkowski and Baranov 2012 as Bertauxia rodeiensis drawing ok; Orquidees du Bresil As Orquideas sa Serra do Castelo Vol 1 Chiron & Bolsanello 2015 drawing/photo fide; Materials to the Orchid Flora of Colombia Vol 1 Szlachetko & Kolanowska 2017 drawing/photo fide