Habenaria rosulata Ames 1912 Collection sheet and drawing by Ames

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Common Name The Light Pink Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in Luzon the Philippines along moist river banks at elevations around 75 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing terrestrial with a tuber giving rise to a slender stem with 3 to 4 sheaths and carrying in a basal rosette, linear leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an erect, few flowered inflorescence with 1/3rd as long as the ovary floral bracts and carrying odorless, white flowers..

Similar to H vanoverbergii but H rosulata has narrower leaves, light pink colored flowers, a thicker spur and wider sepals.

Similar to H vanoverbergii but it has broader leaves, green flowers, a more slender spur and narrower sepals.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol V Ames 1915; Orchidiana Philippiniana vol 1 Valmayor 1984;