Myrmechis pumila (Hook.f.) Tang & F.T.Wang

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Anoectochilus pumilus (Hook.f.) Seidenf. & Smitinand; Cystopus pumilus (Hook.f.) Kuntze; Zeuxine pumila (Hook.f.) King & Pantl.; Cheirostylis franchetiana King & Pantl.; Myrmechis franchetiana (King & Pantl.) Schltr.; Zeuxine franchetiana (King & Pantl.) King & Pantl.; Zeuxine langbianensis N.T.Tich
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Odontochilus pumilus Hook.f.
  • Key identification features : Terrestrial herbs, 7.5-12.5 cm tall; Leaves ovate, acute; Flowers white with green tinge on the claw of lip.
  • Flower, Fruit : July
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Tendong
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Subansiri
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Jammu and Kashmir
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : India, China, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, China, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • Hajra, P. K., & Verma, D. M. (1996). Flora of Sikkim Vol. 1 (Monocotyledons). Botanical Survey of India. Pg.: 92
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 124
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Myrmechis pumila. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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