Spiranthes sinensis (Pers.) Ames

  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ORCHIDACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Spiranthes wightiana Lindl.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Spiranthes sinensis (Pers.) Ames
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Edges of streams, on moss covered rocks
  • Comments / notes : Terrestrial or Lythophyte. Occasional on hills in marshy ground on fully exposed sun among grass.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-September
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Thane district, Palghar district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Sindhudurg district, ATR
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Cuttack district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • World Distribution : Asia through Australasia, Siberia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; UCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Spiranthes sinensis. Downloaded on 27 January 2021.

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