Habenaria radiata

Habenaria radiata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Orchideae
SubTribe: Habenariinae
Genus: Habenaria
Species: Hab. radiata
Binomial name
Habenaria radiata
(Thunb.) Spreng. 1826

Habenaria radiata is a species of genus Habenaria


Plant blooms in the summer with one to three 3 cm wide flowers


Plant is found in Japan, Korea and Russia


Grow in cool temperatures and moderate lighting conditions. It grows well in a loose medium, such as peat, perlite, and sphagnum moss. Water regularly during growing season and keep the potting media moist. Plant goes dormant in the fall. During dormancy, provide cold temperatures (such as store in refrigerator in warm regions for vernalization) and with hold watering until growing season in the spring.


Common Names: The Ray Shaped Habenaria, White Egret Flower


  1. Habenaria dianthoides Nevski 1935
  2. Habenaria radiata var. dianthoides (Nevski) Vyschin 1996
  3. Hemihabenaria radiata (Spreng.) Finet 1902
  4. Orchis radiata Thunb. 1794; Orchis susannae Thunb.1784
  5. Pecteilis dianthoides (Nevski) Garay & G.A.Romero 1998
  6. Pecteilis radiata [Thunb.] Raf. 1836
  7. Plantaginorchis dianthoides (Nevski) Szlach. 2004
  8. Plantaginorchis radiata (Thunb.) Szlach. 2004
  9. Platanthera radiata [Thunb.] Lindl. 1835;
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