Habenaria tuerckheimii Schltr. 1906 SECTION Guilleminii

Drawing by Ames and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Hot LATER Summer Fall

Common Name Tuerckheim's Habenaria [German Orchid Collector in Mexico late 1800's early 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Mexico and Guatemala at elevations around 350 meters small sized, hot growing terrestrial with an erect, terete, glabrous, substrict, short stem carrying 5 to 6 basal, rosulate, elliptic, acuminate, glabrous, thin textured leaves that blooms in the later summer and fall on a terminal, erect, to 4.8" [12 cm] long, to about 20 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 4 Ames 1910 drawing fide; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018