AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Habenaria section Productae Summerh. in Kew Bull. 20: 167 (1966).
Description:

In general floral features the plant here included is intermediate between sections Ceratopetalae and Replicatae, having the small flowers and general appearance of the latter section but with the upright intermediate sepal and adherent posticous petal-lobes of the former. The most remarkable feature, however, lies in the rostellum lateral lobes.

Type species: Habenaria singularis Summerh.
Species:

Habenaria arianae Geerinck Tanzania to Angola.
Habenaria singularis Summerh. Zimbabwe.

World Checklist of Monocotyledons. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.kew.org/wcsp/monocots/ accessed 12/23/2009