Habenaria sylvicultrix Lindl. ex Kraenzl 1892 SECTION Nudae Photo courtesy of Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz and their Website

Full shadeWarmCool

Common Name The Forest Dwelling Habenaria

Flower Size .8" [2cm]

Found in Amazonas Brazil under trees with deep shade as a small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped by leaf-bearing sheaths carrying linear, acuminate basally clasping sheaths that blooms on an erect, to 10" [25 cm] long, few to several flowered inflorescence with acuminate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing good; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing good; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok;