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 whorls..flowers 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.

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.


Unknwon plants from Assam KD 01 Jun 2021: 3 images.
Attached images are collected from forest floor of Assam. So please ID of the the plant.
Date :13.06  2020
Location: Assam
Family : Zingiberaceae (?)
Genus & species : ??
Habitat: Grows wild under vegetation of Tectona grandis.
Habit : Herb   
Flower : White

Peristylus constrictus (Lindl.) Lindl. !

Peristylus constrictus