Otochilus porrectus Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Otochilus forrestii W.W.Sm.; Otochilus fragrans (Wall. ex Lindl.) G.Nicholson; Otochilus latifolius Griff.; Tetrapeltis fragrans Wall. ex Lindl.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Coelogyne porrecta (Lindl.) Rchb.f.
  • Key identification features : Epiphytic herbs with jointed stem; Leaves narrowly elliptic; Flowers white with a brown patch on sac of the lip and column.
  • Flower, Fruit : October- January
  • Distribution :
    • 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 : India, China, Bhutan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, China, Bhutan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya
  • Literature :
    • Hajra, P. K., & Verma, D. M. (1996). Flora of Sikkim Vol. 1 (Monocotyledons). Botanical Survey of India. Pg.: 97
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 136
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Otochilus porrectus. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

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