Peristylus fallax Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Habenaria fallax (Lindl.) King & Pantl.; Monorchis fallax (Lindl.) O.Schwarz; Peristylus fallax var. dwarikae Deva & H.B.Naithani; Platanthera fallax (Lindl.) Schltr.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Herminium fallax (Lindl.) Hook.f.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Temperate to subalpine forest, forest margins, alpine grasslands; 2200 - 3500 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Plants 1-leaved
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Distribution :
    • 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 : China, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Himalaya to China (South-West Sichuan, North-West Yunnan) and Myanmar
  • 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.: 140
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Peristylus fallax. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

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