Habenaria tropophila H.Perrier 1951

Photo by Jean Bosser

Full shade Hot Summer

Common Name The Tropic's Loving Habenaria

Flower Size

Found in humid evergreen forests near rocky outcrops at elevations of 100 to 300 meters as a small sized, hot growing terrestrial with 2 tubers giving rise to fleshy, broadly ovate leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, dense, 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009; Les Orchidees de Madagascar Bosser & Lecoufle 2015 photo fide;