Habenaria xanthantha F.Muell. 1869 Drawing by Lewis Roberts and Wikimedia Website

Part sun Hot LATERsummer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Yellow Habenaria - In Australia - The Freak Rein Orchid

Flower Size 1/4" [6 to 8mm]

Found in northern and northeastern Queensland Australia at elevations of sea level to 200 meters in moist to wet melaleuca woodlands and shrubby forests as a medium to large sized, hot growing terrestrial with 2 to 3 basal, erect leaves that blooms in the later summer and early fall on an erect, 6 to 14" [15 to 35 cm] long, 8 to 20 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Habenaria anomala Dockrill 1965

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide;