Peristylus affinis (D.Don) Seidenf.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Gymnadenia affinis (D.Don) Rchb.f.; Habenaria affinis D.Don; Habenaria cavaleriei Schltr.; Habenaria sampsonii (Hance) Hance; Peristylus sampsonii Hance; Phyllomphax affinis (D.Don) Schltr.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Peristylus affinis (D.Don) Seidenf.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen broad-leaved forests, open scrub along valleys, roadsides, grassy slopes; 400 - 3000 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Petals and lip creamy white; lip base concave-saccate, papillose in front of spur mouth
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Himalaya to South China and Indo-China
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 233
    • 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.: 139-140
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Peristylus affinis. Downloaded on 30 May 2024.

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