Smithsonia viridiflora (Dalzell) C.J.Saldanha

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Aerides dalzelliana (Santapau) Garay
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Smithsonia viridiflora (Dalzell) C.J.Saldanha
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Epiphytic
  • Flower, Fruit : May-March
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1498, KFP 12900, KFP 7801
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Uttara Kannada district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Dhule district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; 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=Smithsonia viridiflora. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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