Habenaria yungasensis Schltr. 1922SECTION Guilleminii TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool

Common Name The Yungas Habenaria [Bolivian Mountain Range]

Flower Size

Found in La Paz Bolivia in the Yungas mountain range at elevations around 1560 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 5 to 6, spreading to suberect, lanceoalte-ligulate, acuminate leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, 6" [15 cm] long,10 to 20 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis Band X Bolivia Schlechter 1922; Repert. Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis Band LVII Figuren Atlas Schlechter 1929 drawing fide;