Habenaria schindleri Schltr. 1920

Inflorescence Photos by Orchid Society of China Website


Common Name Schindler's Habenaria - In China Shi Zi Lan

Flower Size 1.45" [3.6 cm]

Found in Korea, Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Hebei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning and Zhejiang provinces of China in forests and grasslands along valleys at elevations of 200 to 1700 meters as a small to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with oblong to ovoid, fleshy tubers giving rise to an erect, terete stem carrying 4 to 7, linear, amplexicaul-sheathing, acuminate leaves that blooms in the summer through mid fall on an erect, glabrous, 2.2 to 7.2" [5.5 to 18 cm] long, 6 to 25 flowered inflorescence with linear-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, basal ones longer than the ovary floral bracts

Synonyms Fimbrorchis linearifolia subsp. schindleri (Schltr.) Szlach. 2004; Habenaria sagittifera f. lacerata Matsuda 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide;