Luisia tenuifolia Blume

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Luisia birchea Blume
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Luisia tenuifolia Blume
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous open forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare along ghats at an altitude of 1000-1400m. on trees
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Collection Nos : KFP 4718
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Maharashtra : Satara district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Thane district, Palghar district, Raigad district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Vellore district, Namakkal district, The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state – Monocotyledons.; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3.
  • 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=Luisia tenuifolia. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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