Pleione praecox (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 praecox (Sm.) Lindl.; Cymbidium praecox (Sm.) Lindl.; Dendrobium praecox (Sm.) Sm.; Epidendrum praecox Sm.; Coelogyne birmanica Rchb.f.; Coelogyne concolor Mottet; Coelogyne praecox var. sanguinea Lindl.; Coelogyne praecox var. tenera Rchb.f.; Coelogyne praecox var. wallichiana (Lindl.) Lindl.; Coelogyne reichenbachiana T.Moore & Veitch; Coelogyne wallichiana Lindl.; Pleione birmanica (Rchb.f.) B.S.Williams; Pleione concolor B.S.Williams; Pleione praecox var. alba E.W.Cooper; Pleione praecox var. birmanica (Rchb.f.) B.Grant; Pleione praecox f. candida (Pfitzer) O.Gruss & M.Wolff; Pleione praecox var. candida Pfitzer; Pleione praecox var. reichenbachiana (T.Moore & Veitch) Torelli & Riccab.; Pleione praecox var. wallichiana (Lindl.) E.W.Cooper; Pleione reichenbachiana (T.Moore & Veitch) Kuntze; Pleione wallichiana (Lindl.) Lindl. & Paxton
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Pleione praecox (Sm.) D.Don
  • Common name : Early Blooming Pleione
  • Habit : Epiphyte
  • Habitat : Forest epiphyte, also growing on rocks and steep mossy banks
  • Key identification features : Sheaths on pseudobulb warty; pseudobulb green, mottled purplish brown; column 35-45 mm
  • Flower, Fruit : October-November
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Siang, Tirap
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Jammu and Kashmir
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • Oleg P & Adam S (1984). Flowers of Himalaya. Oxford University Press: 1372
    • 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.: 149
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pleione praecox. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

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