Liparis platyphylla Ridl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Liparis platyphylla Ridl.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Barnes (1944) reported this species from deciduous forests of Biligirirangan hills
  • Key identification features : Sepals and petals orange; lips dull orange to olive green
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district
  • Literature : Henry, Chithra & Balakrishnan (1989). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 3; Gamble & Fischer, 1957; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore 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=Liparis platyphylla. Downloaded on 16 September 2019.

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