Odontochilus tortus King & Pantl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Anoectochilus tortus (King & Pantl.) King & Pantl.; Pristiglottis torta (King & Pantl.) Aver.; Anoectochilus densiflorus Mansf.; Anoectochilus repens (Downie) Seidenf. & Smitinand; Odontochilus densiflorus (Mansf.) Tang & F.T.Wang ex Merr. & Metcalf; Odontochilus repens Downie
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Odontochilus tortus King & Pantl.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Terrestrial, decumbent herbs; Leaves ovate or ovate-Ianceolate, 3-nerved, green; Flowers in terminal, 3-6 flowered spikes, greenish-white; peduncles pubescent; Lip with subglobose saccate base, white; apical lobes twisted, deeply lobed.
  • Flower, Fruit : December- February
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, China, Hainan, India, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 134
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Odontochilus tortus. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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