Habenaria tsaiana T.P.Lin 2014

TYPE Drawing TYPE Photo/Drawing by Tsan-Piao Lin and Newly Discovered Native Orchids of Taiwean {VII} Website

Full shadeHot Warm LATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name Tsai's Habenaria [Original Collector of Species current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm] wide

Found in Taiwan in bamboo stands at elevations around 500 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 6 to 7 in a cluster at the middle of the stem, oblanceolate, smooth on the back with a keel-like midvein, undulate margins, acute leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, peduncle ridged, 6" [15 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence

This species may be a natural hybrid between the two speices H delessertiana and H polytricha


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Taiwania 59: 363 T P Lin 2014 drawing/photo fide