Habenaria taubertiana Cogn. 1893 SECTION Subnudas Drawing by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool Cold Summer

Common Name Taubert's Habenaria [German Botanist 1800's]

Flower Size .5" [1.25 cm]

Found in Santa Catarina State of Brazil at elevations of 400 to 600 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a short, erect, somewhat sinuous, thin stem carrying in the lower half, 3 to 5, long-oblong, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, 2.4 to 4.8" [6 to 12 cm] long, laxly several to many flowered inflorescence with erect to erect-patent, membraneous, oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying relatively small, erect-patent, green to greenish yellow flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing fide