Ornithochilus difformis (Wall. ex Lindl.) Schltr.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Aerides difformis Wall. ex Lindl.; Ornithochilus difformis (Wall. ex Lindl.) Schltr.; Sarcochilus difformis (Wall. ex Lindl.) Tang & F.T.Wang; Trichoglottis diformis (Wall. ex Lindl.) T.B.Nguyen & D.H.Duong
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Ornithochilus difformis (Wall. ex Lindl.) Schltr.
  • Common name : Himalayan Bird-Lip Orchid
  • Habit : Epiphytic herb
  • Habitat : Epiphytic on tree trunks in subtropical forests or at forest margins; 500 - 2100 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : Ephiphytic
  • Flower, Fruit : May-July
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Palakkad district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Lohit, Siang, Subansiri, Tirap
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Borneo, China, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, China, Myanmar
  • Literature :
    • Nayar, T. S., et al, 2006. Flowering plants of Kerala, A hand book
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 232
    • Kumar P. et. al., (2008). Orchidaceae, Uttarakhand, Western Himalaya, India. Check List 4(3): 304–323
    • Jalal J.S. and Jayanthi J., (2015)
    • AN ANNOTATED CHECKLIST OF THE ORCHIDS OF WESTERN HIMALAYA, INDIA. LANKESTERIANA 15(1): 7-50
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 135
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Ornithochilus difformis. Downloaded on 30 May 2024.

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