Habenaria triplonema Schltr. 1911 Photo by Russell Cumming and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Plant and Flowers in situ Australia Photo by P Lavarack

Part shade Hot Warm Summer

Common Name The Three Thread Habenaria

Flower Size .58" [1.4 cm]

Found in New Guinea and Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland Australia in open forests and woodlands and swamp margins at elevations of sea level to 600 meters as a medium to large sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with 2 to 3 basal, usually erect leaves that blooms in the summer on a 12 to 20" [30 to 50 cm] long, 8 to 25 flowered inflorescence carrying sweet spicey scented flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 61 #2 1997 photo fide; Botanica's Orchids Laurel Glen 2002 Photo fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide;