Habenaria wolongensis K.Y.Lang 1984


Plant Photos by Orchid Society of China Website


Common Name The Wolong Habenaria [Wolongzhen a town in Sichuan Province China] - In China Wo Long Yu Feng Hua

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in western Sichuan province of China in forests at elevations around 2200 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with oblong, fleshy tubers giving rise to an erect, pubescent stem carrying 2, nearly opposite, spreading horizontally, adaxially with yellowish white markingss, cordate to ovate, slightly fleshy, abruptly narrowing below into the amplexicaul base leaves that blooms in the later summer on an erect, pubesccent, racemose, 2.8 to 4" [7 to 10 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, shorter than the ovary, ciliate, acuminate floral bract


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;