Oberonia mucronata (D.Don) Ormerod & Seidenf.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Oberonia iridifolia var. denticulata Hook.f.; Oberonia denticulata Wight
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Oberonia mucronata (D.Don) Ormerod & Seidenf.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Tropical moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Ephiphytic; often on hills from 1000-1300m
  • Flower, Fruit : October-May
  • Collection Nos : R.R Rao 1052
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Dhenkanal district, Mayurbhanj district, Kandhamal district, Ganjam district, Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Lohit, Siang, Subansiri, Tirap
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • World Distribution : India, Andaman Islands, Australia, Myanmar, Thailand, Hainan, Indonesia, Philippines
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • 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
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • 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.: 128-129
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Oberonia mucronata. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

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