Habenaria szlachetkoana R.González & Cuev.-Fig. 2006 publ. 2007 TYPE Drawing by © R.González & Cuevas-Figueroa and The Epidendra Website

Part sun Cool EARLY Fall

Common Name Szlachetko's Habenaria [Polish Botanist current]

Flower Size .64" [1.6cm]

Found in Jalisco Mexico in clearings of oak forests at elevations around 1500 to 1700 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with ellipsoid tubers giving rise to an erect stem carrying 6, cauline, coriaceous, erect, the lowest elliptic, obtuse, becoming lanceolate, acuminate, each one narrower above, largest is the topmost, 5 nerved leaves that blooms in the early fall on a terminal, erect, cylindrical, to 3.8" [9.5 cm] long, to 19 flowered inflorescence with conduplicate, narrow, lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, acuminate , lowest longer than the ovary, equal to above floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ibugana 14(1-2): 31-33. R.González & Cuevas-Figueroa 2007 drawing fide;