Disperis neilgherrensis Wight

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Disperis neilgherrensis Wight
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests and grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills of higher altitudes above 1200m, in open grasslands, on shola floor, in humus.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-September
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Chamarajanagar district, Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district, Salem district, The Nilgiri district
  • 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; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; 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=Disperis neilgherrensis. Downloaded on 19 November 2019.

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