Cheirostylis parvifolia Lindl. 1839

Plant and Flowers in situ western India Photos by Smita Raskar and The Google Groups Flora of India Website

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Common Name The Small Flowered Cheirostylis

Flower Size

Found in western India and Sri Lanka as a mini-miniature sized terrestrial with an erect pubescent stem carrying 6 or so, lanceolate-cordate, acute to acuminate, abruptly narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, several flwoered inflorescencce

Synonyms Cheirostylis seidenfadeniana C.S.Kumar & F.N.Rasm. 1987

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

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