Habenaria commelinifolia (Roxb.) Wall. ex Lindl.,  Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 325 1835. (Synonyms: Orchis commelinifolia Roxb.; Orchis stylosanthes Ham. ex Hook.f.; Platanthera commelinifolia (Roxb.) Lindl. ex Wall.; Platanthera commelinifolia (Roxb.) Lindl.);
Commelina-Leaf Habenaria • Marathi: कोमल अमरी Komal-amri;
Distribution: Indian Subcontinent to China (SW. Yunnan)



in Satpura & Pench Tiger Reserves- Oct’09?; Sahapur- 5/9/10; near Javhar in Thane- Sept’10?;  http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Commelina-Leaf%20Habenaria.html Habenaria commelinifolia– NSD 43 – indiantreepix | Google Groups

 Commelina-leaved Habenaria flowering:  Was at my farm at Shahapur with … and few other friends over the weekend. Habenaria commelinifolia had commenced flowering.
 Sending a few photographs. My previous photographs are available at this link :  
However Wagchora [Pecteilis gigantea] is showing no such disposition. According to … the delay could be attributed to the heavy monsoons this year. 

Thats a great image and yes Habenaria commelinifolia for sure. In our place (Chhotanagpur hills) it used to flower at around July – August only…. 




Habenaria commelinifolia flowering Attachments (6). 4 posts by 4 authors.

The Commelina-leaved Habenaria was flowering on my property at Shahapur last Sunday (15.9.13). Sending a few photographs. My previous photographs are available at these links

wow nice to see this in shahpur will search this inthat area in this week as we are going there for ceropegia sp

Attachments (1). 6 posts by 6 authors.
Habenaria commelinifolia (Roxb.) Wall. ex Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 325 (1835).

Orchis commelinifolia Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832, 3: 451 (1832).
Platanthera commelinifolia Lindl. ex Wall., Numer. List: n.º 7037 (1832), nom. nud.
Orchis stylosanthes Ham. ex Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 143 (1890).

Distribution: Indian Subcontinent to China (SW. Yunnan)

Was waiting to see this. Had seen earlier on the group 2-3 times but first time during the fortnight episode. Excellent set of pictures!


 ORCHIDACEAE Fortnight: Habenaria commelinifolia Attachments (1). 2 posts by 2 authors.

Habenaria commelinifolia (Roxb.) Wall. ex Lindl.

Bhandara District
December 2010




Orchidaceae fn-UP8 : Attachments (3). 4 posts by 4 authors.

Habenaria comelinifolia-seen in Javhar taluka of Thane dist.

Yes wonderful Habenaria commelinifolia



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