Acampe carinata (Griff.) Panigrahi 1985

Photo by Pankaj Kumar and The Flowers of India Website

Plant and Flowers

Photo by Jeewan Singh Jalal & J. Jayanthi and AN ANNOTATED CHECKLIST OF THE ORCHIDS OF WESTERN HIMALAYA, INDIA LANKESTERIANA 15(1): 750. 2015

Part Sun Warm Cool Fall

Common Name The Keeled Acampe

Flower Size .32 [8 mm]

Found in the Chinese Himalayas, the western Himalayas, Assam, India, Nepal, eastern Himalayas, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam in subtropical areas at elevations around 500 to 1600 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with a curved stem carrying strap-shaped, blunt, often entire to slightly notched with a mucro leaves that blooms in the fall on axillary, to 1.6 [4 cm] long, racemose, several flowered inflorescence with the flowers held in a corym.

Synonyms Acampe papillosa var. flava A.P.Das, Katham & Nirola 2010; *Saccolabium carinatum Griff. 1851;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; LANKESTERIANA 15(1): 750. Jeewan Singh Jalal & J. Jayanthi 2015 photo fide

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