Dendrobium barbatulum Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dendrobium barbatulum Lindl.
  • Vernacular name : Vella-itthil (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands and moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Epiphytic. Occasional in forests of Western Ghats
  • Flower, Fruit : December-March
  • Collection Nos : CJS 10307, CJS 12581, HFP 2621
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
    • Tamil Nadu : Theni district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Ravichandran, V. 2016. Taxonomic and Phytogeographical investigation on endemic plants of Western Ghats with special reference to Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu (Ph.D. thesis work)
  • 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=Dendrobium barbatulum. Downloaded on 12 November 2019.

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