Habenaria rosulifolia Espejo & López-Ferr. 2000


photo/Drawing by © ORQUÍDEA (MÉX.) VOLUMEN 16 NÚMERO ÚNICO enero 2002 The Herbario AMO Website


Common Name The Rosulate Leaved Habenaria

Flower Size

Found only in Morelos state of Mexico in rocky areas and open exposed pine forests at elevations of 2900 to 3000 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with ovoid to ellipsoid, glabrous tubers giving rise to an erect stem carrying 3 to 6, basal few, orbicular, iridescent, ascending to extending, those above elliptic, acuminate and ascending leaves that blooms in the later summer through early fall on an erect, racemose,2" [5 cm] long, peduncle enveloped by a fwe tubular, inflated , acute bracts, rachis 2" [5 cm] long, 2 to 6 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideas del Estado de Morelos ORQUÍDEA (MÉX.) VOLUMEN 16 NÚMERO ÚNICO enero 2002 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Mexico Hagsater, Soto, Salazar, Jimenez, Lopez & Dressler 2005;