Pleione hookeriana (Lindl.) Rollisson

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Coelogyne hookeriana Lindl.; Coelogyne hookeriana var. brachyglossa Rchb.f.; Pleione hookeriana var. brachyglossa (Rchb.f.) Rolfe; Pleione laotica Kerr
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Pleione hookeriana (Lindl.) Rollisson
  • Common name : Hooker's Pleione
  • Habit : Epiphytic herb
  • Habitat : On tree trunks, mossy rocks and cliffs at thicket margins; 1600 - 3100 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : Also grows lithophytic
  • Key identification features : Epiphytic herbs; Pseudobulbs caespitose, oval, sheathed, unifoliate; Leaves narrowly elliptic; Flowers solitary, white with violet-tinge; Lip subreniform, white with yellow blotch.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-June
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Jammu and Kashmir
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • 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.: 148
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pleione hookeriana. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

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