Pleione humilis (Sm.) D.Don

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Coelogyne humilis (Sm.) Lindl.; Cymbidium humile (Sm.) Lindl.; Dendrobium humile (Sm.) Sm.; Epidendrum humile Sm.; Pleione diantha Schltr.; Pleione humilis var. amitii R.Pal, Dayamma & Medhi
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Pleione humilis (Sm.) D.Don
  • Common name : Low Growing Pleione
  • Habit : Epiphytic herb
  • Habitat : Epiphytic in moss, on Rhododendron and other tree species, plants often forming rings or collars around trunks or branches; 1800 - 3200 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : Also grows lithophytic
  • Key identification features : Lip base neither saccate nor spurred
  • Flower, Fruit : February-March
  • 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, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet
  • 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 humilis. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

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