Habenaria salaccensis Blume 1825 SECTION Salaccenses TYPE for this section Drawing By Curtis's Botanical Magazine

Drawing Drawing By J J Smith

Part sun Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Salacca Habenaria

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in western Java in montane forests as a large to giant sized, cool growing terrestrial at elevations of 1000 to 1150 meters with a terete underground tuber giving rise to an erect stem carrying 6 to 9, oblong-lanceolate, near the apex of the stem at the inflorescence base acuminate, undulate margined leaves that blooms on a several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857; Die Orchideen Von Java J. J. Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990