Cheirostylis moniliformis (Griff.) Seidenf.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Zeuxine moniliformis Griff.; Cheirostylis bhotanensis Tang & F.T.Wang; Cheirostylis chinensis var. glabra Bhaumik & M.K.Pathak
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cheirostylis moniliformis (Griff.) Seidenf.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Epiphytic, procumbent herbs; Rhizomes moniliform; Stems upto 12 cm high; Leaves ovate-cordate, 3-nerved; Flowers clustered in short terminal raceme, white; Lip white.
  • Flower, Fruit : December- January
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Lohit
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, India, Thailand
  • Literature :
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 39
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cheirostylis moniliformis. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

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