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

Part sun Cool LATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Tala Habenaria [A town in Jalisco Mexico]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Jalisco Mexico in open areas of oak/pine forests at elevations around 1600 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial with ovoid to sub-spherical tubers giving rise to an erect stem carrying 5 to 9, cauline, the lowermost, sheath-like, becoming, membraneous, lanceolate, acuminate above and then grading smaller and intothe bracts above leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, terminal, cylindric, 1.4 to 5.8" [3.5 to 14.5 cm] long, 9 to 28 flowered inflorescence with basally conduplicate, slightly longer than the ovary, lanceoalte, acuminate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ibugana 14(1-2): 43-45. R.González & Cuevas-Figueroa 2007 drawing fide