Aenhenrya rotundifolia (Blatt.) Sath.Kumar & F.N.Rasm.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Basionym : Odontochilus rotundifolius Blatt.
  • Synonym(s) : Anoectochilus rotundifolius (Blatt.) N.P.Balakr.; Aenhenrya agastyamalayana Gopalan
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aenhenrya rotundifolia (Blatt.) Sath.Kumar & F.N.Rasm.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Terrestrial
  • Flower, Fruit : May-June
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Theni district, Tirunelveli district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Ravichandran, V. and S. Karuppusamy (2016). Check list of Endemic flowering plants of Western Ghats from Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Biological Records, e0042016: 36-51; Gopalana, R. & Henry, A. N. 2000. Endemic plants of India CAMP for the strict endemics of Agasthimalai hills, SW Ghats. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Aenhenrya rotundifolia. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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