Single Leaved Habenaria

Photo Credits: Mayuresh Kulkarni

Scientific Name: Habenaria Grandifloriformis

Quick Facts:

  1. It is found in high altitude grassland. As the name suggest it has only one leaf.
  2. Flowers are white in the bundle of 1-5 with bi-lobed petals. It is a herb growing 12 cm in height.
  3. It is one of the first flowers which appears at the onset of monsoon i.e. flowering in June-July.
  4. Each flowering plant may contain one to five flowering stem. The white flower on the background of green grass looks very attractive.