Oberonia wightiana Lindl

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Oberonia arnottiana Wight; Oberonia wightiana var. nilgirensis R.Ansari, N.C.Nair & V.J.Nair
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Oberonia wightiana Lindl.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen and shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills above 1200m, on trees.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-November
  • Collection Nos : CS 5011
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Pullaiah, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 3. pp. 951; 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=Oberonia wightiana. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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