Posted on Oct 4, 2023

Seven delicate, stellate flowers on seven inflorescences on a 28 growth, compact plant; immature pseudobulbs linear, two-edged, mature pseudobulbs conical to obovate, up to 21.6cm; flowers creamy whit...

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Habenaria-macroceratitis-2023-09-05 *SITF confirms this plant is Habenaria macroceratitis (Sep 2023).

Confirmation is based on the description in McVaugh's 1985 "Flora Novo-Galiciana" (Vol. 160) which delineates the difference between this species and H. quinqueseta. The key characteristic is the difference between the upper and lower lobes of the petals with H. macroceratitis being greater than H. quinqueseta in the lower lobe, as seen in this plant. Also, this plant matches the description and key in Brown's 2002 "Wild Orchids of Florida". It is close match to Subrahmanyam's photo in the IOSPE and photos in the

Posted on Sep 5, 2023

Ten flowers and four buds spirally arranged on a 69.2 cm staked racemose inflorescence; 22 cm diameter plant grown in a 12 cm diameter pot in terrestrial mix; leaves lanceolate to 14 cm long by 4 cm w...

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