Luisia zeylanica Lindley

 
  • 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) : Luisia tristis (G.Forst.) Hook.f.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Open moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare epiphytic herb. Often on hills from 1000-1400m on trees.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district, Mysuru district
    • Maharashtra : Nashik district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Namakkal district
  • Native : Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, China, Java, Malaya, Philippine Islands, Thailand, New Caledonia
  • 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; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.; O.A. Kumar & M. Venkaiah (2015). Vascular plant diversity in the sacred grove of Modapalli in Viskhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(10): 7683-7690.
  • 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 zeylanica. Downloaded on 6 April 2020.

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