Liparis wightiana Thwaites

 
  • 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) : Liparis wightiana Thwaites
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills above 1300m.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-September
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Dindigul district
  • Native : Sri Lanka
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Fisher, CEC, 1928. Fl. Pres. Madra. Vol. 3, pp. 1410; 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=Liparis wightiana. Downloaded on 7 June 2020.

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