Cleisostoma discolor Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Sarcanthus discolor (Lindl.) J.J.Sm.; Cleisostoma auriculatum (Rolfe) Garay; Cleisostoma ornithorrhynchum (Rchb.f.) Garay; Cleisostoma termissum (Rchb.f.) Garay; Gastrochilus rostellatus (Hook.f.) Kuntze; Saccolabium rostellatum Hook.f.; Sarcanthus angkorensis Guillaumin; Sarcanthus auriculatus Rolfe; Sarcanthus josephi J.J.Sm.; Sarcanthus macrodon Rchb.f.; Sarcanthus ornithorrhynchus Rchb.f.; Sarcanthus termissus Rchb.f.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cleisostoma discolor Lindl.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Epiphytic herbs upto 30 cm high; Leaves oblong, obliquely truncate at apex; Flowers in raceme, pale-yellow with greenish tinge, peduncles purplish; Lip 3-lobed with spur, white; lateral lobes plicate.
  • Flower, Fruit : June- August
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Sumatera, Thailand
  • Literature :
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 43
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cleisostoma discolor. Downloaded on 30 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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