Phaius flavus (Blume) Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Bletia woodfordii Hook.; Hecabe lutea Raf.; Phaius maculatus Lindl.; Phaius woodfordii (Hook.) Merr.; Bletia flava (Blume) Wall. ex Lindl.; Limodorum crispum Reinw. ex Blume; Limodorum flavum Blume; Paraphaius flavus (Blume) J.W.Zhai, Z.J.Liu & F.W.Xing; Phaius bracteosus Rchb.f.; Phaius celebicus Schltr.; Phaius crispus Blume; Phaius flavus var. papuanus J.J.Sm.; Phaius flavus f. punctatus (Ohwi) K.Nakaj.; Phaius flexuosus Blume; Phaius linearifolius Ames; Phaius minor Blume; Phaius minor f. punctatus Ohwi; Phaius platychilus Rchb.f.; Phaius somae Hayata; Phaius undulatomarginatus Hayata
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Calanthe woodfordii (Hook.) M.W.Chase, Christenh. & Schuit.
  • Key identification features : Herbs; Pseudo bulbs ovoid cylindric; Leaves 4 - 6, elliptic to lanceolate, plicate; Flowers yellow 'with darker stripes ; terminal lobe of lip brown.
  • Flower, Fruit : April
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim(In tropical valleys)
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Jammu and Kashmir
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, China, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, China, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • Hajra, P. K., & Verma, D. M. (1996). Flora of Sikkim Vol. 1 (Monocotyledons). Botanical Survey of India. Pg.: 101
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 141
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Phaius flavus. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

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