Habenaria torricellensis Schltr. 1905 SECTION Chlorinae Kraenzl. Photo courtesy of Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz and their Website

Part shade Warm Fall

Common Name The Torricelli Habenaria [Coastal Mountain Range in New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in humus in forests at elevations of 700 meters as a warm growing terrestrial that blooms in the fall on an erect few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/1985 drawing fide; A Guide to the Monocotyledons of Papua New Guinea Part 4 Orchidaceae [in Part] Howcroft 1984; Checklist of Papusian Orchids Ormerod 2017;