Dendrobium nanum Hook.f.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ORCHIDACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dendrobium nanum Hook.f.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen and shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills about 1400-1600m.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Mysuru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Bengaluru district (GKVK, Campus)
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Maharashtra : Nashik district, Satara district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Dharmapuri district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Flora of Mysore; 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 nanum. Downloaded on 6 June 2020.

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