Luisia zeylanica Lindley

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species : Luisia zeylanica
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Luisia tristis (G.Forst.) Hook.f.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : February-April
  • Native : Sri Lanka
  • Comments : Often on hills from 1000-1400 m on trees.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolar district (Karnataka State); Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State); Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, China, Java, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, New Caledonia, Cambodia
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.; Naidu, M.T, O.A. Kumar & M. Venkaiah (2015). Vascular plant diversity in the sacred grove of Modapalli in Viskhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(10): 7683-7690
  • 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=Luisia zeylanica. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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