Liparis viridiflora (Blume) Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ORCHIDACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Stichorkis viridiflora (Blume) Marg., Szlach. & Kulak
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Liparis viridiflora (Blume) Lindl.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist, evergreen- and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Epiphyte. Often on hills above 1200m
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district, Salem district
  • Native : Southeast Asia
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Himalayas, Myanmar, Philippines, Taiwan, Indonesia, Samoa, Java
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan 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 viridiflora. Downloaded on 1 December 2020.

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