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

Part shade Cool LATERSummer EARLY Fall

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

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in Jalisco Mexico in disturbed oak forests at elevations around 1800 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an ovoid tuber giving rise to an erect stem carrying 8 to 10, cauline, coriaceous, the lowermost 3 to 4 sheath-like, the rest lanceolate, acuminate, grading smaller and narrower above leaves that blooms in the later summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, cylindrical, 1.2 to 3.83" [3 to 7.2 cm] long, 7 to 14 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ibugana 14(1-2): 35-37. R.González & Cuevas-Figueroa 2007 drawing fide