Habenaria spatulifolia C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f. 1874 SECTION Commelynifoliae Kraenzl 1893 Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade

Common Name The Spatula Shaped Leaf Habenaria

Flower Size .4" [1 cm] wide

Found in Myanmar as a small sized terrestrial with obovate-spatula-shaped2 to 5, subpetiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, slender, 4" [10 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence with large, broadly cymbiform, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 31 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand V Orchidoideae Seidenfaden 1977 drawing fide;