Habenaria elliptica

Habenaria elliptica Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. 5: t. 1706 1851. (syn: Plantaginorchis elliptica (Wight) Szlach.); SW. India as per WCSP; Common name: Elliptic Habenaria Herbs; tubers ellipsoid, 2-2.5 x 0.6 cm: stem 8 to 24 inches, leafy. Leaves mostly near the ground but also on the stem above, lanceolate or elliptic, acute, 5-10 x […]

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Habenaria panigrahiana

Habenaria panigrahiana S.Misra, Blumea 27: 213 1981. (syn: Habenaria panigrahiana var. panigrahiana );     Submission of Habenaria panigrahiana : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3) Habenaria panigrahiana S.Misra, Blumea 27: 213. 1981.  Family: Orchidaceae Description: Tuberous geophyte, 20-30 cm tall. Tuber globose, 1-2cm across. Leaves alternate, lamina elliptic-lanceolate, 5-10 × 1.5-3.5cm, margin entire. Flowers greenish, […]

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Habenaria arietina

Habenaria arietina Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 138 1890. (syn: Habenaria ensifolia var. gigantea (Pradhan) P.K.Sarkar; Habenaria ensifolia var. khasiensis (Pradhan) P.K.Sarkar; Habenaria intermedia var. arietina (Hook.f.) Finet; Habenaria pectinata var. arietina (Hook.f.) Kraenzl.; Habenaria pectinata var. gigantea Pradhan; Habenaria pectinata var. khasiensis Pradhan; Ochyrorchis arietina (Hook.f.) Szlach.); Himalaya to SE. Tibet as per WCSP; […]

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Habenaria sahyadrica

Habenaria sahyadrica Pankaj Kumar, Konickal Mambetta Prabhukumar, Thankappan Kureekadu Nirmesh, Vadakkethil Balakrishnan Sreekumar, Vadakkoot Sankaran Hareesh, Indira Balachandran, Phytotaxa Vol 244, No 2 (2015); . Habenaria sp. for validation : Attachments (5). 9 posts by 4 authors. Please validate the Habenaria species collected from Muthikulam, altitude around 1700m in shola forests Actually this species shows similarities with H. multicaudata. work in progress. […]

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Habenaria perrottetiana

Habenaria perrottetiana A.Rich., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. II, 15: 74 1841. (Syn: Habenaria lutea (Wight) Benth.; Platanthera lutea Wight); SW. India (from WCSP) Stem 20-50 cm high. Leaves to 7 x 3 cm, elliptic-oblong, acute. Flowers yellow, few, in about 15 cm long spike; bracts 3 x 1.7 cm, broadly elliptic, acute-apiculate, foliaceous, almost concealing […]

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Habenaria stenopetala

Habenaria stenopetala Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 319 1835. (syn: Habenaria amanoana Ohwi; Habenaria delessertiana Kraenzl.; Habenaria linearipetala Hayata; Habenaria rhynchocarpa (Thwaites) Trimen; Habenaria rhynchocarpa (Thwaites) Hook. f.; Habenaria sutepensis Rolfe ex Downie; Plantaginorchis rhynchocarpa (Thwaites) Szlach.; Platanthera rhynchocarpa Thwaites);     [EfloraofIndia_ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight]:19102013PD04_Habenaria stenopetala Lindl._Flora of Odisha : Attachments (2). 4 posts by 3 […]

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Habenaria elwesii

Habenaria elwesii Hook.f., Bot. Mag. 122: t. 7478 1896. (Syn: Ate elwesii (Hook.f.) Szlach.); Images by tspkumar   Orchidaceae fortnight : Habenaria foliosa? :  Attachments (2). 9 posts by 4 authors. please find attached photos of a Habenaria. Could this be Habenaria foliosa? This is a very very interesting find. I am on bed and checking […]

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Habenaria medusa (Hong Kong)

Habenaria medusa Kraenzl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 16: 203 1893. (Syn: Fimbrorchis medusa (Kraenzl.) Szlach.; Fimbrorchis myriotricha (Gagnep.) Szlach.; Fimbrorchis myriotricha var. confluens (Gagnep.) Szlach.; Habenaria myriotricha Gagnep.; Habenaria myriotricha var. confluens Gagnep.);               ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight: Habenaria medusa Kraenzl. from Hong Kong, PKS-48 :  Attachments (3). 7 posts by 6 […]

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Habenaria ensifolia

Habenaria ensifolia Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 321 (1835). ; .   ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight: Habenaria ensifolia Lindl. from Uttarakhand, PKS-45 : 6 posts by 6 authors. Attachments (4). Habenaria ensifolia Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 321 (1835). Distribution: Uttarakhand Note this plant is considered as synonym of Habenaria pectinata but they are totally different. Wow […]

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Habenaria rhodocheila

Habenaria rhodocheila Hance, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. V, 5: 243 1856. (syn: Smithanthe rhodochelia (Hance) Szlach. & Marg.);             ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight: Habenaria rhodocheila Hance from Hong Kong, PKS-50 : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (6). Habenaria rhodocheila Hance, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., V, 5: 243 (1856). Synonyms: Smithanthe […]

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Habenaria linguella (Hong Kong)

Habenaria linguella Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 325 1835. (syn: Centrochilus gracilis Schauer; Habenaria acuifera var. linguella (Lindl.) Finet; Habenaria chrysantha Schltr.; Habenaria endothrix Miq.; Habenaria simeonis Kraenzl.);               ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight: Habenaria linguella Lindl. from Hong Kong, PKS-47 : Attachments (3). 5 posts by 3 authors. Habenaria linguella […]

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Habenaria pelorioides

Habenaria pelorioides E.C.Parish & Rchb.f., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 30: 139 1874.;      ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight: Habenaria pelorioides C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f. from Jharkhand, PKS-40 : Attachments (1). 4 posts by 3 authors. Habenaria pelorioides C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 30: 139 (1874). Synonym: Odisha cleistantha S.Misra, Orchids India: 252 (2007). (new synonym) […]

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Habenaria leptoloba (Hong Kong)

Habenaria leptoloba Benth., Fl. Hongk. 362 1861. ;               ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight: Habenaria leptoloba Benth. from Hong Kong, PKS-46 : Attachments (3). 2 posts by 2 authors. Habenaria leptoloba Benth., Fl. Hongk.: 362 (1861). Distribution: China (Hong Kong) Supposed to be endemic to Hong Kong but found recently in […]

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Habenaria aitchisonii

Habenaria aitchisonii Rchb.f., Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 3: 113 1886. (Syn: Habenaria bihamata Kraenzl.; Habenaria diceras Schltr.; Habenaria diceras var. pubicaulis (Schltr.) Soó; Habenaria pubicaulis Schltr.;                                          Habenaria brachyphylla Aitch.);   Flowers of Chakrata: Orchid 1 for id: I wish to share with you the orchids which we could find during Chakrata trip.. they are […]

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Habenaria cephalotes

Habenaria cephalotes Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 322 1835. (Syn: Plantaginorchis cephalotes (Lindl.) Szlach.);     Nilgiris: Orchid for identification 031112MK02: Please help me to identify this orchid found on grasslands of high altitude. Leaf: up to 10cm long Plant height: up to 20cm long Flower: 1cm across Date: 22 Oct 2012 Place: Western Catchement, […]

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Habenaria ovalifolia

Habenaria ovalifolia Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. 5: t. 1708 1851.;   hab-en-AR-ee-uh — from the Latin habena (rein), refers to shape of orchid’s spur … Dave’s Botanaryo-val-ee-FOH-lee-uh — oval leaf … Dave’s Botanary   oval-leaved habenaria • Marathi: उंच हबेअमरी uncha habe-amri ¿ Endemic to ?: northern Western Ghats (of India)  Images by tspkumar […]

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Habenaria gibsonii var. gibsonii

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, […]

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Habenaria dentata

Habenaria dentata (Sw.) Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 4: 125 1919. (syn: Habenaria dentata var. parageniculata (Tang & F.T.Wang) Aver.; Habenaria dentata var. tohoensis (Hayata) S.S.Ying; Habenaria geniculata D.Don; Habenaria miersiana Champ. ex Benth.; Habenaria parageniculata Tang & F.T.Wang; Habenaria sieboldiana Miq.; Habenaria tohoensis Hayata; Orchis dentata Sw.; Orchis geniculata Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don […]

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Habenaria crinifera

Habenaria crinifera Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 323 1835. (Syn: Habenaria schizochilus J.Graham; Synmeria crinifera (Lindl.) Szlach.; Synmeria schizochilus Nimmo); Images by tspkumar        Images by tspkumar   Habenaria crinifera, Doll Orchid from N. Western Ghats 04092011:  A rare epiphytic & nbsp; orchid found on moss covered stems of old trees in evergreen forests. Plant […]

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Habenaria species

    Habenaria species: Attaching here with the image of Habenaria plantaginea Lindl. Please Validate Collected from, Sulthan Bathery, Wayanad District, Kerala – Kindly refer the .pdf attached here. – So the spur is 1.5-3 times longer than ovary according to santapau & Kapadia. I think, I should have a closer look on the specimen with […]

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