Peristylus aristatus Lindl.

 
  • 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) : Peristylus aristatus Lindl.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests, grasslands and moist deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Collection Nos : HFP 863, HFP 2001, CJS 14591
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Satara district
    • Tamil Nadu : Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Theni district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Indo-China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; 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; Ravichandran V personal observation 2014 Aug.
  • 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 aristatus. Downloaded on 7 June 2020.

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