Nervilia crociformis (Zoll. & Moritzi) Seidenf.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Nervilia prainiana (King & Pantl.) Seidenf.; Nervilia monantha Blatt. & McCann
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Nervilia crociformis (Zoll. & Moritzi) Seidenf.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Terrestrial Orchid
  • Flower, Fruit : May-June
  • Collection Nos : KFP 11763, 13287, 12923
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Udupi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Kandhamal district, Ganjam district, Gajapati district, Bargarh district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia, China, New Guinea and Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; 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; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
  • 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=Nervilia crociformis. Downloaded on 23 September 2019.

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