Habenaria roxburghii Nicolson

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Habenaria roxburghii Nicolson
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests, often near streams
  • Comments / notes : Often in plains of scrub jungles to 800m on hills, in open and sheltered places, inside thorny bushes or in thin layer of soils on exposed rocks.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vizianagaram district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Amravati district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Thane district, Palghar district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Sindhudurg district, Osmanabad district, Yavatmal district
    • Odisha : Keonjhar district, Ganjam district, Dhenkanal district, Kandhamal district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Dharmapuri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District;Prasad, K et al 2012 Conservation of Wild Orchids in Sri Krishnadevaraya University botanical garden, Ananthapur, Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(7);2705-2708; 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.
  • 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 roxburghii. Downloaded on 22 September 2019.

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