Smithsonia straminea C.J.Saldanha, Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 71: 73 1974. (syn. Loxoma straminea (C.J.Saldanha) Pradhan);
Orchidaceae Fortnight: Gastrochilus dasypogon ? : Attachments (2). 5 posts by 3 authors.
Please find attached two photos of Gastrochilus.
Could this be Gastrochilus dasypogon? Plant seen at a place south of Dandeli in North Kanara Dist,
Flower size is around <1cm.
finally you opened you account hahahaha. I think this is Smithsonia straminea. I am on bus, will confirm once I check properly.
Guess you are right! 🙂
Here is another picture from a different plant from the same locality (attached)
Yes Smithsonia straminea.
ANMAY22/23 Gastrochilus sp. for identification : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7)
Date: 12th May 2015
Place: Hebri, Karnataka
Habitat: Evergreen forest
Leaf: 2.5 cm long
Flower: 0.5 cm wide
Identified as Gastrochilus sp. by Smita Raskar ma’am. The following species are reported from Karnataka:
1) Gastrochilus calceolaris (Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.) D.Don
2) Gastrochilus acaulis (Lindl.) Kuntze
3) Gastrochilus flabelliformis (Blatt. & McCann) C.J.Saldanha
Identified by … as Smithsonia straminea C J Saldanha.