Habenaria vasquezii Dodson 1989 SECTION Guilleminii TYPE Drawing by Dodson & Vasquez and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cold Summer

Common Name Vasquez' Habenaria [Bolivian dicoverer of species and orchid enthusiast 2015]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Bolivia on grassy slopes at elevations around 2900 to 3000 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with subglobose tuber giving rise to an erect srtem enveloped completly by conduplicate leaf bases carrying ovate, cuneate basally, infundibuliform, decreasing in size both upwards and downwards from near the middle leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, 1" [2.5 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying greenish flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 237 Dodson & Vasquez 1898 drawing fide