Habenaria gibsonii Blatt. & McCann ;
Leafy Habenaria • Marathi: उग्र हबॆअमरी Ugra Habe-amri;
Kew treats this as synonym of Habenaria foliosa but I truly believe that its Habenaria gibsoni a distinct species.
Identification??????? : 8 posts by 6 authors. Attachments (3).
Please help me to identify this orchid found in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
Photograph on 31/08/2014
Habit – Under tree, as a undergrowth
Habenaria digitata to me.
The yellow colour is more greenish here that is confusing……
Not any of these !!! 🙂
I think it could be Habenaria gibsonii but i have not seen such yellow flowers.
This is Habenaria gibsoni var. foetida or var. gibsoni. Need to smell the flowers. foul smelling, foetida, no smell or good smell gibsoni.
Infact I have never seen orange flowers in this species.
I think this is the true Habenaria gibsoni var. gibsoni which is very very rare and not really observed. You will not find a picture of this even on google.
Today’s orchid no – 3 NSD 26
Photographed on 30-9-09 in Satpura tiger Reserve
I think this is some Habenaria sp
Please check the smell of the flowers. If it has a very foul smell then it could be Habenaria gibsoni var. foetida
Habenaria gibsonii var. foetida Blatt. & McCann as per discussions at Identification???????
This should be Habenaria gibsonii var. gibsonii.
Thanks a lot for sharing.