Xenikophyton smeeanum (Reichb.f.) Garay

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Xenikophyton smeeanum (Rchb.f.) Garay
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests and near stream banks under shade
  • Comments / notes : Scarce in forests
  • Flower, Fruit : May-August
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; 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=Xenikophyton smeeanum. Downloaded on 12 November 2019.

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