Sunipia scariosa Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ione scariosa (Lindl.) King & Pantl.; Ione scariosa var. magnibracteata Kerr; Ione siamensis Rolfe; Ornithidium bracteatum Wall. ex Lindl.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Bulbophyllum sunipia J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Epiphytic herbs; Pseudobulbs distantly placed on creeping rhizomes, obliquely ovoid, spongy; Leaves in pair, oblong, notched at apex; Scapes arcuate, longer than leaves, arising from the base of pseudobulbs; Flowers many in laxly flowered raceme, greenish with purple tinge, Lip fleshy, ovate-elliptic.
  • Flower, Fruit : jun-August
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 157
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Sunipia scariosa. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

India Distribution

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