Aerides odorata Lour.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species : Aerides odorata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aerides odorata Lour.
  • Common name : Fox-tail Orchid
  • Collection Nos : RRLB 3962; RRLB 8340
  • Collector(s) Name : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam; M. Brahmam & N.K. Dhal
  • Collection Date : 24/11/1979; 19/11/1993
  • Collection Locality : Mahendragiri, Ganjam district, Rohila near Malyagiri foot hill, Dhenkanal district, Odisha
  • Key identification features : A epiphytic orchid. Leaves are bright green, fleshy and broad. Flowers are druping in racemes, peach, pink or white with yellow horns, fragrant. Fruit is a capsule.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : May-November
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Visakhapatnam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district), Keonjhar district, Dhenkanal district, Koraput district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, China, Cambodia, Java, Indonesia, Malaysia
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; Prasad, K et al 2012 Conservation of Wild Orchids in Sri Krishnadevaraya University Botanic Garden, Ananthapur, Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(7);2705-2708
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Aerides odorata. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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