Porpax jerdoniana (Wight) Rolfe

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Basionym : Lichenora jerdoniana Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Porpax jerdoniana (Wight) Rolfe
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Grows on tree trunks and rocks
  • Flower, Fruit : April-August
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2006, CJS 14596, KFP 14638
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southwest India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara, 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.
  • 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=Porpax jerdoniana. Downloaded on 22 September 2019.

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