Habenaria roeblenii Rolfe 1913 H Rhodochielum complex

Side View of Flower Photos by Leon Glicenstein

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Common Name Roeblen's Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in Vietnam as a small to medium sized, hot growing terrestrial

Often cited as a synonym of H rhodocheila but differs in the 4 elongate stelida which H rhodochelia has 2 long and 2 short.

Over the years several new species have been cut out of H rhodocheila and include H erichmichaelii, H janellehayneiana, and H xanthocheila.


References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 70 #2 2001 photo fideOrchids [AOS] Vol 87 No 6 2018 photo fide;