Habenaria grandifloriformis Blatter & McCann

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Habenaria grandifloriformis Blatt. & McCann
  • Vernacular name : Chickurkanda (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grassy areas
  • Comments / notes : Often on higher hills on grassy slopes up to 1600m, in full sun.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Kolar district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Amravati district, Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Koraput district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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
  • 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=Habenaria grandifloriformis. Downloaded on 19 November 2019.

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