Habenaria viridiflora

Habenaria viridiflora (Rottler ex Sw.) Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 319 1835. (Syn: Coeloglossum luteum Dalzell; Habenaria chlorantha Turcz.; Habenaria graminea A.Rich.; Habenaria tenuis Griff.; Habenaria viridiflora (Rottler ex Sw.) R. Br.; Orchis viridiflora Rottler ex Sw.);     Terrestrial, leafy herbs, stem short, tubers ovoid or oblong tubers 2-2.5 cm long, with fleshy root-fibres. […]

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Habenaria roxburghii

Habenaria roxburghii Nicolson, Fl. Hassan Distr. 834 1976. (syn: Gymnadenia plantaginea (Roxb.) Lindl. ex Wall.; Habenaria platyphylla Spreng. [Illegitimate]; Orchis plantaginea Roxb.; Orchis platyphyllos Willd. [Illegitimate]; Orchis roxburghii Pers. [Illegitimate]; Orchis tenuis Rottler ex Wall. [Invalid]); Roxburgh’s Habenaria • Telugu: Chukka dumpa; Kapa-gargu (Sircilla), Kala-goru, Baray-Kalikod (Warangal), Bondugu;   ID Please:  Please help me to identify […]

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Habenaria reniformis

Habenaria reniformis (D.Don) Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 152 1890. (Syn: Aopla reniformis (D.Don) Lindl.; Habenaria clovisii Gagnep.; Herminium reniforme (D.Don) Lindl. ex Wall.; Listera reniformis D.Don; Neottia reniformis (D.Don) Spreng.);      Orchidaceae: Habenaria reniformis (D.Don) Hook.f. – efloraofindia | Google Groups   Habenaria diphylla (Orchidaceae) sometimes wrongly identified as Habenaria reniformis : 11 […]

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Habenaria rariflora

Habenaria rariflora A.Rich., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. II, 15: 70 1841. ; Spreading Flowered Habenaria • Marathi: चिरे हबॆअमरी Chire habe-amri; Leaves Linear lanceolate to oblong lanceolate.1-4 flowered inflorescence. Flowers White. pedicellate, bracteate. Capsule ribbed 2-3 cm. Beak 0.2-0.4cm long. Stalk 0.4cm long. Apart from Leaves another important point to be checked for differentiating this […]

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Habenaria ramayyana

Habenaria ramayyana Ram.Chary & J.J.Wood, Kew Bull. 36: 235 1981.;           Re: [efloraofindia:49914] Orchidaceae: Habenaria ramayyana Ram.Chary & J.J.Wood : 2 posts by 1 author. Habenaria ramayyana Ram.Chary & J.J.Wood, Kew Bull. 36: 235 (1981).Just wanted to share information about this taxa due to its unique name. This is endemic to […]

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Habenaria pubescens

Habenaria pubescens Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 322 1835.         Orchidaceae: Habenaria pubescens Lindl. – efloraofindia | Google Groups             References: The Plant List  

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Habenaria plantaginea

Habenaria plantaginea Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 323 1835. (Syn: Gymnadenia plantaginea Lindl.; Plantaginorchis plantaginea (Lindl.) Szlach.); . hab-en-AR-ee-uh — from the Latin habena (rein or strap) referring to shape of orchid’s spur… Dave’s Botanary plan-tuh-JIN-ee-uh — resembling plantain … Dave’s Botanary . commonly known as: plantain habenaria • Marathi: कदली हबेअमरी kadali habe-amri . Native […]

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Habenaria pectinata

Habenaria pectinata D.Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 24 1825. (Syn: …; Habenaria pectinata subsp. ensifolia (Lindl.) Soó; Kryptostoma pectinatum (D.Don) Olszewski & Szlach.; Ochyrorchis ensifolia (Lindl.) Szlach.; Ochyrorchis pectinata (D.Don) Szlach.; Orchis pectinata Sm. [Illegitimate]);   Common name: Comb Habenaria   Distribution: Pakistan to China (S. Yunnan)   As per efi thread : Present below is a […]

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Habenaria panchganiensis

Habenaria panchganiensis Santapau & Kapadia , J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 54: 478 1957. (Syn: Habenaria variabilis Blatt. & McCann [Illegitimate]);   hab-en-AR-ee-uh — from the Latin habena (rein or strap) referring to shape of orchid’s spur… Dave’s Botanary¿ pun-cha-gan-ee-EN-sis ? — of or from Panchagani, Satara, Maharashtra, India commonly known as: Panchgani habenaria • […]

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Habenaria marginata

Habenaria marginata Colebr., Exot. Fl. t. 136 1824. (Syn: Habenaria aurantiaca Rolfe ex Downie; Habenaria flavescens Hook.f.; Habenaria fusifera Hook.f.; Habenaria marginata var. flavescens (Hook.f.) T.Cooke; Habenaria promensis Lindl.; Orchis clavata B.Heyne ex Hook.f.; Platanthera marginata (Colebr.) Lindl. ex Wall.; Platanthera marginata (Colebr.) Lindl.);   Golden Yellow Habenaria • Marathi: पिवली हबेआमरी Pivali habe amri;   […]

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Habenaria longicornu

Habenaria longicornu Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 322 1835. (Syn: Blephariglottis longicornu (Lindl.) Raf.; Habenaria decipiens Wight; Habenaria montana A.Rich.; Habenaria montana Wight [Illegitimate]; Orchis longicornu B.Heyne ex Wall. [Invalid]; Plantaginorchis longicornu (Lindl.) Szlach. & Kras-Lap.);     Stem 10-40 cm high. Leaves to 12 x 2.5 cm, clustered towards the middle of the stem, […]

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Habenaria longicorniculata

Habenaria longicorniculata J.Graham, Cat. Pl. Bombay 202 1839. (Syn.: Habenaria gracilis Rchb.f., Habenaria longicalcarata A.Rich., Habenaria longicalcarata var. viridis Blatt. & McCann); . Habenaria orchid, शेपुट हबेअमरी Sheput habe-amri (Marathi); . Distribution: India, Sri Lanka .   Habenaria longicorniculata: attaching the image of Habenaria longicorniculata J.Graham Please validate.. – I assume it was taken long […]

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Habenaria intermedia

Habenaria intermedia D.Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 24 1825. (syn. Kryptostoma intermedium (D.Don) Olszewski & Szlach.; Ochyrorchis intermedia (D.Don) Szlach.); . Common name: Intermediate Habenaria • Hindi: वृद्धि Vriddhi, रिद्धि Riddhi • Sanskrit: वृद्धि Vriddhi . Distribution: Pakistan to Assam and S. Tibet . As per efi thread : Present below is a basic key to […]

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Habenaria heyneana

Habenaria heyneana Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 320 1835. (Syn: Habenaria candida Dalzell; Habenaria glabra A.Rich.; Habenaria heyneana var. subpubens (A.Rich.) Pradhan; Habenaria subpubens A.Rich.); . hab-en-AR-ee-uh — from the Latin habena (rein or strap) referring to shape of orchid’s spur … Dave’s Botanary hey-nee-AH-na — named for Dr B Heyne, German botanist and traveller . commonly known as: toothbrush orchid • Marathi: कंगवा हबेअमरी kangwa habe-amri . Endemic to: s India (Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala […]

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Habenaria grandifloriformis

Habenaria grandifloriformis Blatt. & McCann , J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 36: 17 1932. (Syn: Habenaria grandiflora Lindl. ex Dalzell & Gibson [Illegitimate]);  Images by tspkumar & Nidhan Singh   Images by tspkumar hab-en-AR-ee-uh — from the Latin habena, (rein or strap) … Dave’s Botanary¿ gran-dih-FLOR-ih-for-miss — free-flowering, with large flowers ? commonly known as: large flowered habenaria, single-leaved habenaria • Marathi: […]

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Habenaria gibsonii var. foetida

Habenaria gibsonii var. foetida Blatt. & McCann (Syn: Habenaria foliosa var. foetida (Blatt. & McCann) Bennet); . Orchidaceae: Habenaria gibsonii var. foetida Blatt. & McCann : Attachments (5). 4 posts by 2 authors. Habenaria gibsonii var. foetida Blatt. & McCann, J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 36: 16 (1932). Synonym: Habenaria foliosa var. foetida (Blatt. & […]

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Habenaria furcifera

Habenaria furcifera Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 319 1835. (Synonym: Habenaria hamigera Griff.; Habenaria modesta Dalzell; …; Habenaria tenuicornis Wall. ex Hook.f. );   Distribution: Indian Subcontinent to China (S. Yunnan)    As per efi thread : Habenaria furcifera is a much taller plant, in vegetative condition, leaves are slightly scattered and you will not find a prominent […]

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Habenaria foliosa

Habenaria foliosa A.Rich., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. II, 15: 71 1841. (Syn: Habenaria digitata var. gibsonii (Hook.f.) C.E.C.Fisch.; Habenaria foliosa var. foetida (Blatt. & McCann) Bennet; …); . hab-en-AR-ee-uh — from the Latin habena (rein or strap), referring to shape of orchid’s spur … Dave’s Botanary fo-lee-OH-suh — leafy … Dave’s Botanary . commonly known as: leafy habenaria • Marathi: उग्र हबेअमरी […]

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Habenaria diphylla

Habenaria diphylla (Nimmo) Dalzell, Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 262 1850. (Syn: Habenaria ahernii Schltr.; Habenaria aitchisonii var. josephi (Rchb.f.) Hook.f.; Habenaria clarkei Kraenzl.; Habenaria cordata Náves [Illegitimate]; Habenaria diphylla var. josephi (Rchb.f.) N.Pearce & P.J.Cribb; Habenaria humistrata Rolfe ex Downie; Habenaria jardoniana Wight; Habenaria josephi Rchb.f.; Habenaria sutteri Rchb.f.; Liparis diphyllos Nimmo); […]

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