Smitinandia micrantha (Lindl.) Holttum

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ceratochilus micranthus (Lindl.) Lindl.; Cleisostoma micranthum (Lindl.) King & Pantl.; Gastrochilus parviflorus Kuntze; Saccolabium micranthum Lindl.; Cleisostoma petitiana Guillaumin; Cleisostoma poilanei Gagnep.; Cleisostoma tixieri Guillaumin; Pomatocalpa poilanei (Gagnep.) Tang & F.T.Wang; Saccolabium fissum Ridl.; Uncifera albiflora Guillaumin
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Smitinandia micrantha (Lindl.) Holttum
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Epiphytic
  • Key identification features : Epiphytic herb; Leaves obtusely and unequally bilobed; Flowers in densely flowered raceme, pink or purple, Lip shorter than sepals with two basal calli, rosy-red; Capsules subfusiform.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-December
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Sambalpur district, Keonjhar district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Lohit, Siang, Subansiri, Tirap
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Jammu and Kashmir
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 154-155
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Smitinandia micrantha. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

Herbarium Specimen(s)

India Distribution

World Distribution

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