Acampe praemorsa (Roxb.) Blatt.& McCann.

  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species : Acampe praemorsa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acampe praemorsa (Roxb.) Blatt.& McCann.
  • Common name : Acampe orchid, Brittle orchid
  • Vernacular name : Marabaalley (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : RRLB 8419
  • Collector(s) Name : M. Brahmam & N.K. Dhal
  • Collection Date : 21/11/93
  • Collection Locality : Malyagiri, Dhenkanal district, Odisha
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : April-December
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional on hills above 1000 m, on crevices of rocks in full sun.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chittoor district, East Godavari district, Kurnool district, Prakasham district, Visakhapatnam district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Angul district, Ganjam district, Koraput district, Keonjhar district, DNKL (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam 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; 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. praemorsa. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.


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