Peristeria elata Hook.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Peristeria elata Hook.
  • Common name : Dove Orchid
  • Vernacular name : Kapothapushpam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Garden Plant
  • Flower, Fruit : August-October
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : Central and South America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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=Peristeria elata. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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