Habenaria furcifera Lindl.

 
  • 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) : Habenaria furcifera Lindl.
  • Vernacular name : Riddhi (Sanskrit); Sakota (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous and semi-Evergreen forests, also in grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Not common.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-November
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Nashik district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Frequent in Odisha forests. Ganjam district, Cuttack district, Kalhandi district, Mayurbhanj district, Dhenkanal district, Keonjhar district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Thailand, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; 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.
  • 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 furcifera. Downloaded on 6 June 2020.

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