Phreatia elegans Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Eria elegans (Lindl.) Rchb.f.; Thelasis elegans (Lindl.) Blume
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Phreatia elegans Lindl.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Epiphytic herbs; Pseudobulbs compact, ovoid, compressed; Leaves narrowly elliptic; Flowers in axillary densely flowered racemes, white.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-September
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Lohit, Siang, Subansiri, Tirap
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Jammu and Kashmir
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature :
    • 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.: 145-146
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Phreatia elegans. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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