Habenaria medusa Kraenzl. 1893


Habenaria medusa Kraenzl.1893 is a terrestrial growing orchid species native to Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia. The extraordinary flowers get a size of about 9 cm in diameteand are born on multi flowered inflorescences reaching a lengths up to about 50 cm. Flowering period: June - August. Habenaria medusa orchids are protected by CITES Appendix II (trade controlled to avoid use incompatible with species survival).The tropical orchid requires cool to warm temperatures and a shady location. Habenaria medusa needs a long and dry winter rest, starting whilst leaves drop in September until new growth appears in March. During the growth season plants should be kept humid, but not wet.

Habenaria medusa Kraenzl. 1893
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Image: Habenaria medusa Kraenzl. 1893
Photographer: Kitisak “Nat” Jaidee

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