Nervilia aragoana Gaudichaud

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cordyla concolor Blume; Pogonia concolor (Blume) Blume; Roptrostemon concolor (Blume) Lindl.; Aplostellis flabelliformis (Lindl.) Ridl.; Epipactis carinata Roxb.; Nervilia carinata (Roxb.) Schltr.; Nervilia flabelliformis (Lindl.) Tang & F.T.Wang; Nervilia scottii (Rchb.f.) Schltr.; Nervilia tibetensis Rolfe; Nervilia yaeyamensis Hayata; Pogonia carinata (Roxb.) Lindl.; Pogonia flabelliformis Lindl.; Pogonia gracilis Blume; Pogonia nervilia Blume; Pogonia scottii Rchb.f.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Nervilia concolor (Blume) Schltr.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Sthalapadma (Hindi)
    • Padmacarini (Sanskrit)
    • Duduki (Marathi)
    • Nilathamara, Orilathamara (Malayalam)
    • Onteludumpa (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Tropical moist deciduous forests, damp forests, also in sacred groves
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in forests
  • Key identification features : Terrestrial, tuberous herb. Tubers depressed globose. Leaves single, cordate to ovate, acuminate at apex, wavy along margins.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-September
  • Collector(s) Name : C.Saldanha, T.P.Ramamoorthy
  • Collection Date : 07-08-1970; 06-05-1971
  • Collection Nos : HFP 474, HFP 1705
  • Collection Locality : Chikkanahalli-Arehalli road, Hassan district
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vizianagaram district, East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district
    • Telangana : Khammam district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Amravati district, Mumbai Suburban district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district, Yavatmal district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district, Kalhandi district, Sundergarh district, Kandhamal district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Jammu and Kashmir
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Andaman Islands
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Andaman Islands, Australia, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Bhutan, Cambodia, Caroline Islands, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Niue,
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Andaman Islands, Australia, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Bhutan, Cambodia, Caroline Islands, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Niue, Pakistan, Philippines, Samoa, Society Islands, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Islands
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • Prasad, K et al 2012 Conservation of Wild Orchids in Sri Krishnadevaraya University botanical garden, Ananthapur, Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(7)
    • 2705-2708
    • Naidu, M.T, O.A. Kumar & M. Venkaiah (2015). Vascular plant diversity in the sacred grove of Modapalli in Viskhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(10): 7683-7690
    • B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state – Monocotyledons
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 126
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Nervilia aragoana. Downloaded on 25 May 2024.

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