Habenaria ovalifolia Wight

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Habenaria furcifera Lindl.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : In higher hills along moist slopes, and also along stream banks
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Key identification features : Robust herb
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Dummuakonda (East Godavari district)
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Pune district, Sindhudurg district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Dharmapuri district, Namakkal district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah, T., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 3.; 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.
  • 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 ovalifolia. Downloaded on 21 September 2019.

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