Sirhookera latifolia (Wight) Kuntze

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ORCHIDACEAE
  • Basionym : Josephia latifolia Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sirhookera latifolia (Wight) Kuntze
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Not common.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Collection Nos : HFP 562, CJS 14238, CJS 14467, KFP 792
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Hassan district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Theni district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanar; Ravichandran V personal observation 2014 Jun,Jul,Aug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=Sirhookera latifolia. Downloaded on 1 December 2020.

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