Satyrium nepalense D.Don

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Satyrium nepalense var. ciliatum (Lindl.) Hook.f.; Satyrium nepalense var. nepalense
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Satyrium nepalense D.Don
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Not common, on higher hills in moist soil.
  • Key identification features : Terrestrial, leafy, erect herbs with tubers; Leaves fleshy, narrowly elliptic; Flowers in spike, pink or white, Lip broadly oblong.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Collector(s) Name : C.Saldanha, T.P.Ramamoorthy; P.Taylor
  • Collection Date : 04-12-1970; 19-08-1981
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1170, KFP 14193
  • Collection Locality : Genkalbetta, Hassan district; Near Gudlur, Nilgiri district
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Pune district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district
    • 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
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tibet
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tibet
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 153-154
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Satyrium nepalense. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

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