Aerides ringens (Lindl.) C.E.C.Fisch.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species : Aerides ringens
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aerides ringens (Lindl.) C.E.C.Fisch.
  • Key identification features : Epiphytic orchids with linear, oblique leaves. Flowers are whitish pink in racemes. Spur is flattened, broad and nearly arching.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : July onwards
  • Comments : Often on hill slopes above 450 m.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district) (Tamil Nadu State); West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Koraput district, Malkangiri district (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; 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=Aerides ringens. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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