Aerides maculosum Lindl.

  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species : Aerides maculosum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aerides maculosa Lindl.
  • Common name : Cat-tail Orchid
  • Vernacular name : Draupadhi pushpa (Kan.)
  • Key identification features : Epiphytes on barks and branchelets. Leaves are usually flat, channeled, coriaceous. Inflorescence is a panicle of racemes. Sepals and petals are spotted pink. Spur pointing backward or downward..
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : June-October
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Koraput district, Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district), Ganjam district, Kalahandi district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. maculosum. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.


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