Oberonia denticulata Wight

  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species : Oberonia denticulata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Oberonia mucronata (D.Don) Ormerod & Seidenf.
  • Key identification features : Large epihytes. Inflorescence with dense pedicelled flowers.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : October-May
  • Comments : Often on hills from 1000-1300 m, on trees.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district) (Tamil Nadu State); Srikakulam district, Visakhapatnam district, Vijayanagaram district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Dhenkanal district, Kandhamal district, Ganjam district, Koraput district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Andaman Islands (India), Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Hainan, Indonesia, Philippines
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Oberonia denticulata. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.


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