Constricted Peristylus;






051111PD05 peristylus constrictus Flora of Orissa: sharing another high altitude ground orchid peristylus constrictus form Orissa

Name of the species: Peristylus constrictus
Family: Orchidaceae
Place of collection: Karlapat wl sanctuary, Kalahandi, South Orissa
Altitude: 3000 ft above msl.
Habit: Herb
Habitat: Open grasslands on top plateau with rich bauxite deposits


Peristylus constrictus (Lindl.) Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 300 (1835).

Herminium constrictum Lindl., Edwards’s Bot. Reg. 18: t. 1499 (1832).
Habenaria constricta (Lindl.) Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 161 (1890).
Platanthera constricta Lindl. ex Wall., Numer. List: n.º 7037 (1832), nom. nud.
Orchis leucantha Ham. ex Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 161 (1890).
Habenaria cylindrocalyx Gagnep., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 78: 68 (1931).

Distribution: Indian Subcontinent to Indo-China

Beautiful Poster …

This is very beautiful, leaves in in dense spikes…



[EfloraofIndia_ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight]:19102013PD13_Peristylus goodyeroide_Flora of Odisha : Attachments (1). 7 posts by 6 authors.

Please find the images of Peristylus goodyeroides (D. Don) Lindley taken from Karlapat wildlife sanctuary at an altitude above 3100 ft, Odisha

No … this is Peristylus constrictus.

Ohhh Yes yes Thats P.constrictus. Thanks … for coorecting the ID.





Habenaria sp. for ID from Toranmal (Nandurbar dist)-18082014-PKA1 : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (10).  
I had seen this Habenaria sp. (Family: Orchidaceae) enroute Toranmal (Dist. Nandurbar).
Kindly help me in identifying..
Date/Time: 15-08-2014 / 06:30PM
Altitude: 2500ft (Approx)

This is Peristylus constrictus.

Beautiful pics.

Amazing find. Your trips enrich you a lot.



ID-20082014-PR 1 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4).
Plants from gujarat

Family orchidaceae
plz help to identify

Peristylus constrictus 

This is Peristylus constrictus.




ID-222082014-PR 1 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3).

Plants from gujarat

family orchidaceae
Found in sloppy area of dry deciduous forest
plz help to identify

Peristylus constrictus (Lindl.) Lindl.



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