Geodorum laxiflorum Griff., Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. 5: 356 1845.;
Geodorum laxiflorum : Attachments (1). 7 posts by 7 authors.
here a rare terrestrial orchid (Geodorum laxiflorum)
from near Barkagaon forest area (Jharkhand)
plants around 30-40 cm in height
Location– Forest area near the Barkagaon (Jharkhand),
date I saw in flowering is : 12-6-2013, season is pre monsoon,
the plants average height are 30-40 cm and flower size is 3 cm
This is really interesting. Its a rare orchid (not classified according to IUCN though). But often misidentified as Geodorum recurvum.
Another nice collection. Liked it.
Is it also known as June Lily?
ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight: Geodorum laxiflorum Griff. from Jharkhand, PKS-141 : Attachments (1). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Geodorum laxiflorum Griff., Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. 5: 356 (1845).
Distribution: Assam to India (Chhattisgarh, Orissa)
This was new record for Jharkhand by me.
Good Shot …