Habenaria uliginosa Rchb.f. 1850 Drawing by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool Fall Winter

Common Name The Swamp Living Habenaria

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil as a miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with an oblong, subterranean tuber giving rise to an erect, thin, somewhat sinuous, somewhat angled, sparsely leaves stem carrying 3 to 5, linear-lanceolate, acuminate, membraneous, 3 nerved, grading smaller above leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on a terminal, erect, 1.2 to 2.8" [3 to 7 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with oblong-lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts and carrying small, erect-patent flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst and Dungs 1975;