Aerides crispum Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species : Aerides crispum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aerides crispum Lindl.
  • Common name : Curled Aerides
  • Key identification features : Epiphytes on barks and branchelets. Leaves are usually flat, channeled, coriaceous. Inflorescence is a panicle of racemes. Flowers are white tinged with pink. Sweet smelling. Midlobe, large, triangular and crenulate. Spur pointing forward.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : June onwards
  • Comments : Scarce epiphyte in open forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Keonjhar district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
  • 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 crispum. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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