Coelogyne breviscapa Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ORCHIDACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Coelogyne angustifolia Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Coelogyne breviscapa Lindl.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills above 1200m, on shola trees, gregarious.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-September
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Chikkamagaluru district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Coelogyne breviscapa. Downloaded on 1 December 2020.

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