What is the plant
Habenaria medusa also called as The Medusa-Like Habenaria, Fimbrorchis medusa, is a species of the genus Habenaria. This species was described by Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Kraenzlin in 1893. Habenaria medusa is endemic to Java, Sumatra, Sulawesi Borneo, and is occasionally also found in Laos and Vietnam. It is an earth species that grows under trees at an altitude of 100-1000 meters. It is a medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with 4 to 5, lanceolate, acute, sub-cordate basally, up to 15 cm long leaves. The Medusa-Like Habenaria blooms in the spring and summer on a terminal, to 40 cm long, many flowered inflorescence. The flowers are about 3.5 cm in diameter, quite prolonged and can last up to 2 months.
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