Peristylus spiralis A.Rich.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Peristylus spiralis A.Rich.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : High altitude grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : July-March
  • Collection Nos : HFP 752, CJS 17810, HFP 869
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Thane district, Palghar district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Sindhudurg district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; Henry, Chithra & Balakrishnan (1989). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol.3.
  • 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=Peristylus spiralis. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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