Anthogonium gracile Wall. ex Lindl., Intr. Nat. Syst. Bot. 2: 341 1836. (Syn: Anthogonium corydaloides Schltr.; Anthogonium griffithii Rchb.f.);
Nepal to S. China and Indo-China: Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam as per POWO;
Common name: Slender Anthogonium • Mizo: Lei-nauban
Distribution: Nepal to South China and Indo-China


KG :: 06 October 2012 – 0018:: Anthogonium gracile Lindl. (Orchidaceae) from Arunachal Pradesh, India.:
Anthogonium gracile Lindl. is now flowering in Arunachal Pradesh.
Photograph taken from Egolnest Wildlife Scentury, Arunachal Pradesh.
Syn name:
Anthogonium griffithii Rchb.f., Bonplandia (Hannover) 2: 90 (1854).
Anthogonium corydaloides Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih.
4: 66 (1919).
Flowering: July- November.
Habitat: Terrestrial in Grassy slopes or thickets.
Distribution: China, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam.


ORCHIDACEAE FORTNIGHT :: ANTHOGONIUM GRACILE : JS 04 : Attachments (2). 4 posts by 3 authors.
The species photographed from Dibang valley, Arunachal Pradesh in August 2012. I apologize for the image 3 which is of low quality.

Very pretty orchid.


Orchidaceae Fortnight: SS_06 : Attachments (1). 7 posts by 7 authors.

Please identify this species
Location: Tenga Valley, West Kameng district, Arunachal Pradesh

This is Anthogonium gracile.

Anthogonium gracile Wall. ex Lindl. : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (5)
Sharing some pictures of Anthogonium gracile Wall. ex Lindl. shot at Tarakeswor Jitpur Nepal on 27 August 2016 at 6000 ft. 

Very nice. Thanks a lot for sharing.

Location: Kathandu, Nepal
Altitude: 4400 ft.
Date: 31 August 2013
Attachments (5)

Very beautiful..

Thanks a lot for sharing.
Anthogonium gracile.



Anthogonium gracile: ID help for this delicate flower would be much appreciated. Am assuming that the two flowers are the same so am clubbing them in one post. Both shot at 5th Mile, Lava.

Anthogonium gracile Wall. ex Lindl.


Anthogonium gracile Wall. ex Lindl. : 12 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (6) – around 350 kb each
Location: Nagarkot, Nepal
Date: 6 September, 2018
Elevation:6800 ft.
Habit : Wild

Location: Okharpauwa, Nuwakot, Nepal

Altitude:  5500 ft.
Date: 13 September 2018
Habit : Wild 
From a different location!
Attachments (6) – around 200 kb each.

Anthogonium gracile Wall. ex Lindl. : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1) – 6 mb.
Location: Ranikot, Gundu, Bhakltapur 
Date: 15 September 2019
Elevation: 2012 m.
Habit : Wild

Attachments (1) – 5 mb.

do these terrestrial orchids come up after rains?

You are absolutely right … ! Blooms in Aug-Sep.




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