Dendrobium herbaceum Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dendrobium herbaceum Lindl.
  • Common name : Grassy Dendrobium
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous, semi-evergreen and shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Epiphytic.Often on hills to 1200m in and around sholas
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Chikkamagaluru district, Shivamogga district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Nashik district, Pune district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Dhenkanal district, Keonjhar district, Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Namakkal district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District, Karnataka; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district
  • 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 herbaceum. Downloaded on 19 November 2019.

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