Brachycorythis iantha (Wight) Summerh. 1955 Photo cortesy of Survey of Natural Resources of the Western Ghats India website

Part sun Summer EARLYFall

Common Name The Violet-Blue Brachycorythis

Flower Size

Found in southern India where it blooms in the summer and early fall

Synonyms Habenaria iantha (Wight) Hook.f. 1890; Phyllomphax iantha (Wight) Schltr. 1919; Platanthera affinis Wight 1851; *Platanthera iantha Wight 1851

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Otia Botanica Hamburgensia Rchb.f 1878 as Gymnadenia/Platanthera iantha; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007