Galeola altissima (Blume) Rchb.f.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cyrtosia altissima Blume; Haematorchis altissima (Blume) Blume; Erythrorchis ochobiensis (Hayata) Garay; Galeola ochobiensis Hayata; Vanilla taiwaniana S.S.Ying
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Erythrorchis altissima (Blume) Blume
  • Habit : Climber
  • Key identification features : Large, saprophytic, pubescent climbers; Flowers in laxly flowered raceme, about 3 cm diam., yellow; Lip suborbicular, erose-fimbriate; Capsules cylindric.
  • Flower, Fruit : June- August
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Tirap
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nicobar Islands, Philippines, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 95
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Galeola altissima. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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