Habenaria weileriana Schltr. 1906 SECTION Commelynifoliae Kraenzl 1893 Photo by Stevart T. and The Orchidaceae of Central Africa Website

Part shade Hot Warm Fall Winter

Common Name Weiler's Habenaria [Original Collector of species 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Nigeria, Cameroon and Gabon in submontane forests on moss covered rocks along streams and rivers at elevations of 50 to 900 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial, lithophyte or epiphyte with an erect, rather delicate, glabrous stem carrying lanceolate to narrowly lanceolate, acute, the lowermost spreading, the upper ones erect to suberect, decreasing in size towards the apex leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on an erect, 1.08 to 2.4" [2.7 to 6 cm] long, to 3 flowered inflorescence carrying white flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore du Gabon Vol 36 Szlachetko etal 2004 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Of West Central Africa Vol 1 Szlatchetko etal 2010 drawing fide