Anoectochilus roxburghii (Wallich) Lindley, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. 368. 1839. (Syn: Chrysobaphus roxburghii Wallich, Tent. Fl. Napal. 37. 1826; Anoectochilus yungianus S. Y. Hu; Zeuxine roxburghii (Wallich) M. Hiroe.);
ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight: Anoectochilus roxburghii (Wall.) Lindl. from Hong Kong – PKS -15 : Attachments (2). 8 posts by 4 authors.
Anoectochilus roxburghii (Wall.) Lindl. in J.F.Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal.
The Plant List shows Anoectochilus roxburghii (Wall.) Lindl. is a synonym of Anoectochilus setaceus Blume.
Is it OK ?
There are two Anoectochilus setaceus.
Thanks, … for pointing out the mistake in The Plant List- some problem in linking which I am finding in many other places also.
Orchids from Sikkim-Darjeeling Tour-Jewel orchid from Kalimpong:: NS July 08 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).
These two pics are enclosed from Pradhan Sir’s personal collection (there were many, I could take only these pics)..
Oh you missed the biggest collection of Jewel orchids in India.
They are two different species. The pic labelled as 1 is Anoectochilus. The pic on left hand of screen, I don’t know. We need to confirm with the flowers or you can ask him. If I had to guess then the plant on left hand side green-white is … and plant of right hand side reddish leaf is Anoectochilus roxburghii.
Thanks for sharing and I must say you are lucky to have spent time with Pradhan sir. I met him for the first time in 2003 and since then he has been a source of encouragement to me and a very good friend too.
Surely I have (rather we have) missed a great opportunity due to paucity of time..
There is one important thing about this species. I think this plant exist in ex-situ collections only at two places in India, one at JNTBGRI and with … and this is really a very rare species.
MS Oct,2017/04 Anoectochilus sp. for ID : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Location : Sailam
Date : 14-10-2017
Habit : Small herb
Habitat : Wild
Cant make out without flower, but the best and easiest guess would be Anoectochilus roxburghii.
Anoectochilus roxburghii from Hong Kong : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)
Anoectochilus roxburghii (Orchidaceae) from wild in Hong Kong
Beautiful! Not V.P. , is it ?
MS Dec., 2017/07 Orchidaceae (Jewel orchid) for ID : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Location : Hmuifang, Mizoram
Date : 01-12-2016
Habit : Terrestrial herb
Habitat : Wild
Mizo name : Hnahmawi
Not possible to identify without flowers. May be an Anoectochilus.
I would say this is Anoectochilus roxburghii, based on my experience with this species.