Anoectochilus elwesii (C.B.Clarke ex Hook.f.) King & Pantl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cystopus elwesii (C.B.Clarke ex Hook.f.) Kuntze; Anoectochilus daoensis Gagnep.; Anoectochilus purpureus (C.S.Leou) S.S.Ying; Odontochilus purpureus C.S.Leou
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Odontochilus elwesii C.B.Clarke ex Hook.f.
  • Comments / notes : Rhizomatous geophyte
  • Key identification features : Terrestrial herbs, up to 25 cm tall; Leaves ovate; Sepals green with white mid-ribs and brown tips; Petals white with brown tips, Lip white, teeth of claw brown, basal sac green.
  • Flower, Fruit : July- August
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Chungthang, Tendong
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : India, China, Bhutan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, China, Bhutan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • Hajra, P. K., & Verma, D. M. (1996). Flora of Sikkim Vol. 1 (Monocotyledons). Botanical Survey of India. Pg.: 27-28
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 133
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Anoectochilus elwesii. Downloaded on 30 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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