Habenaria woodii Schltr. 1906 SECTION Replicatae Kraenzl. Collection Sheet by O'Connor and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full sun Cool Fall

Common Name Wood's Habenaria [South African Botanist 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Natal South Africa in moist subtropical grasslands at elevations below 600 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with a very slender stem carrying a few, narrowly linear, cauline, acute leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, laxly to fairly densely many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute floral bracts and carrying green, suberect flowers.

Synonyms Bilabrella woodii (Schltr.) Szlach. & Kras 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe and Hall 1982; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999 drawing/photo fide;