Odontochilus asraoa (J.Joseph & Abbar.) Ormerod 2005 Photo by Stig Dalstrom

Full Shade LATESummer EARLYFall

Common Name or Meaning A S Rao's Odontochilus [Indian Scientist and discoverer of species current]

Flower Size

Found in Assam India, the eastern Himalayas, Nepal and Bhutan as a miniature sized, leafless at blooming terrestrial with an erect, red, pilose stem carrying a few flowers. The species blooms in the late summer and early fall

Synonyms Chamaegastrodia asraoa (J.Joseph & Abbar.) Seidenf. & A.N.Rao 1994; *Evrardia asraoa J.Joseph & Abbar. 1983 publ. 1985; Evrardianthe asraoa (J.Joseph & Abbar.) C.S.Kumar Manilal 1994; Hetaeria asraoa (J.Joseph & Abbar.) Karth. 1989

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 82 #3 2013 photo fide;