Epipogium roseum (D.Don) Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Epipogium nutans (Blume) Rchb.f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Epipogium roseum (D.Don) Lindl.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Aphyllous saprophytic herb
  • Flower, Fruit : April-May
  • Collector(s) Name : M.C Lukose
  • Collection Locality : Sugandhagiri, Wynad District
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • World Distribution : Africa through Asia to Australia and New Guinea
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg 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=Epipogium roseum. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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