Pteroceras suaveolens (Roxb.) Holttum

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Aerides suaveolens Roxb.; Aerides teres (Blume) Lindl.; Dendrocolla teres Blume; Ornitharium striatulum Lindl. & Paxton; Pteroceras radicans Hassk.; Pteroceras suaveolens (Roxb.) Holttum; Sarcochilus palawanensis Ames; Sarcochilus suaveolens (Roxb.) Hook.f.; Sarcochilus teres (Blume) Rchb.f.; Thrixspermum teres (Blume) Rchb.f.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Pteroceras teres (Blume) Holttum
  • Common name : Terete Leafed Pteroceras
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Hill and lower montane forests at elevations of 500 to 1500 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Epiphytic herbs with woody, sheathed stems; Leaves oblong, obliquely bilobed at apex, pendent; Flowers in leaf-opposed raceme, yellow with brown dots, Lip infundibuliform, 3-lobed, yellow at base and purple at tip.
  • Flower, Fruit : April- August
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Jammu and Kashmir
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Nicobar Islands
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, China, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Islands, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, China, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Islands, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 234
    • Kumar P. et. al., (2008). Orchidaceae, Uttarakhand, Western Himalaya, India. Check List 4(3): 304–323
    • Jalal J.S. and Jayanthi J., (2015)
    • AN ANNOTATED CHECKLIST OF THE ORCHIDS OF WESTERN HIMALAYA, INDIA. LANKESTERIANA 15(1): 7-50
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 151
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pteroceras suaveolens. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

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