Habenaria-roebelenii-Bryon-HCC-78-Pts-2019-12-25***Habenaria roebelinii, erichmichelii, and xanthocheila are considered synonyms of H. rhodocheila subsp. rhodocheila until more work can be done to examine type specimens across the range of this species; Confirmed as Habenaria rhodocheila subsp. rhodocheila (January 2020)***

Judging Center: Great Plains

Award Number: 20193057

Award Date: December 21, 2019

Awarded As: Habenaria roebelenii 'Bryon' HCC 78 Pts

Six bright orange concolor flowers and one bud on one upright 7.5cm inflorescense; form typical of Habenaria, dorsal sepal hooded and petals tucked into hood; lip tri-lobed, mid-lobed deeply notched, falcate spur 2.8cm; substance firm; texture matte; species from Southeast Asia; ID by SITF_____________.

Hi Bryon,

Yes, I think it is Hab. roebelenii.

Happy holidays to both of you too.


Leon Glicenstein

Plant > Overall length of growth/cane: 10.5cm

Plant Leaf > number of leaves per growth or cane: 7

Plant > Leaf Length: 10cm

Plant > Leaf Width: 1.7cm

Plant > Leaf Margin: undulate

Inflorescence > Overall Length: 7.5cm

Inflorescence > Arrangement: clustered

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Length: 2cm

Inflorescence > Floral Bracts Width: 1cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Length: 2cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Width: 0.2cm

Inflorescence > Ovary Shape: triangular in cross section

Inflorescence > Ovary Color: orange

Inflorescence > Ovary Texture: smooth

Flower Natural Spread Length: 2.5cm

Flower Natural Spread Width: 2.2cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Length: 0.8cm

Flower > Dorsal Sepal Width: 0.4cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Length: 0.8cm

Flower > Lateral sepals or synsepal Width: 0.6cm

Flower > Petals Length: 0.8cm

Flower > Petals Width: 0.4cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Length: 2.5cm

Flower > Lip or Pouch Width: 2.0cm


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