Porpax elwesii (Rchb.f.) Rolfe

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Eria elwesii Rchb.f.; Porpax meirax var. elwesii (Rchb.f.) R.C.Srivast.; Eria nummularia Kraenzl.; Eria semiconnata Kraenzl.; Porpax nummularia (Kraenzl.) Smitinand; Porpax semiconnata (Kraenzl.) Smitinand
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Porpax elwesii (Rchb.f.) Rolfe
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Tiny epiphytic herbs; Pseudobulbs aggregated, turbinate or discoid, 2-leaved, leafless at flowering time; Leaves elliptic-oblong, mucronate at apex; Flowes solitary, arising from the centre of pseudobulbs, dull brown, Lip suborbicular, 3-lobed; apical lobe oblong.
  • Flower, Fruit : September- November
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Lohit, Siang
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Andaman Islands
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 151
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Porpax elwesii. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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