Peristylus plantagineus (Lindl.) Lindl. 1835

Plant In Situ India Photos by Dinesh Valke and His Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Common Name The Plantago-Like Peristylus

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Found in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka where it blooms in the summer

Synonyms Habenaria elata (Dalzell) Alston 1931; Habenaria goodyeroides Hook.1835; Habenaria wightii Trimen 1885; *Herminium plantagineum Lindl. 1832; Peristylus elatus Dalzell 1851

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol V Ames 1915 as H goodyerioides; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007