Zeuxine longilabris (Lindl.) Trimen

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Zeuxine longilabris (Lindl.) Trimen
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen, shola and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills in deep or partial shade of evergreen forests or sholas on the floor.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-May
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Thane district, Palghar district, Sindhudurg district
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district, Salem district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Cambodia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Sasidharan, N. 2011.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=Zeuxine longilabris. Downloaded on 20 September 2019.

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