Polystachya flavescens (Blume) J.J.Sm.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ORCHIDACEAE
  • Basionym : Onychium flavescens Blume
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Polystachya concreta (Jacq.) Garay & H.R.Sweet
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : On hills to about 1200m, on shola trees
  • Comments / notes : Epiphytic Orchid
  • Flower, Fruit : June-July
  • Collection Nos : HFP 482, CJS 14572, KFP 2632
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district, Salem district, Dharmapuri district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Prasad, K et al 2012 Conservation of Wild Orchids in Sri Krishnadevaraya University botanical garden, Ananthapur, Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(7);2705-2708; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Polystachya flavescens. Downloaded on 6 June 2020.

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