Habenaria ugandensis Summerh. 1962SECTION Replicatae Collection sheet by E M Lind and Kew Royal Botanical Garden Herbaria Website

Part shade CoolLATER Spring

Common Name The Uganda Habenaria

Flower Size .58" [1.4 cm]

Found in Uganda in grassy swamps at elevations around 1200 meters as a medium to large sized, cool growing terrestrial with ellipsoid, densely tomentose tubers giving rise to an erect, rather stout, leafy throughout stem carrying 11 to 12, lowermost 1 to 2 sheath-like, the middle 6 to 7, suberect, ovate to lanceolate, acute, the uppermost lanceolate, grading smaller into the lanceolate, acuminate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts that blooms in the later spring on a a terminal, erect, to more than 12" [to more than 30 cm] long, rather loosely many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bilabrella ugandensis (Summerh.) Szlach. & Kras-Lap. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Tropical East Africa Part 1 Summerhayes 1968;