Orchidaceae Fortnight : Diploprora championii_Kudremukh 111113:GK-2 : Attachments (1). 8 posts by 6 authors.

Diploprora championii originally described from Sri Lanka ?

Reported from the Western Ghats by Fr. Saldhanha
A small epiphytic herb growing on small trees in the evergreen forest

Altitude: above 500

Please find attached the habit picture.

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Yes Diploprora championii.
Thanks for sharing. I have seen plants without red spot too in HK.

Images by tspkumar


TSP22082015-Kottigehara-3 for ID assistance : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)

Submitting images of an epiphytic Orchid sp for identification.
This one was found growing on tree trunk very close to the ground.
Date/time: 22-8-2015 and 25-8-2015
Location: Kottigehara, Mudigere, Chikmagalur, Karnataka about 1100 msl
Habitat: Wild, Epiphytic

Habit: Herb.

Diploprora championii (Lindl.) Hook.f.

ANAUG17/17 Diploprora championii (Lindl.) Hook.f. : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (4)
Family: Orchidaceae
Date: 16th August 2015
Place: Charmadi Ghat, Karnataka

Habit: Epiphytic Herb



TSP-MAY2016-40-368:Images of Diploprora championii (Orchidaceae) : 8 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (5)    

It is my pleasure to present few more images of Diploprora championii  (Orchidaceae

Ref: http://florakarnataka.ces.iisc.ernet.in/hjcb2/herbsheet.php?id=3119&cat=1

Ref: /species/m—z/o/orchidaceae/diploprora/diploprora-championii

Habit: Herb

Habitat: Epiphytic, Evergreen forest

Sighting: Kottigehara, Chikmagalur, Karnataka, about 1200 msl

Date: 19-05-2016

Simply superb pics!!! A very good find, thanks …

Nice Find … You are doing wonderful exploration…

Nice Diploprora championii. Flowering in Hong Kong these days too…. Its called snake tongue orchid by Chinese.



20200412: Diploprora championii from wild in HK : 4 posts by 4 authors. 3 images.

Diploprora championii (Lindl.) Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 26 (1890).
Cottonia championii Lindl., Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 7: 35 (1855).
Stauropsis championii (Lindl.) Tang & F.T.Wang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 1: 93 (1951).
Luisia bicaudata Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl.: 302 (1861).
Vanda bicaudata (Thwaites) Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl.: 429 (1864).
Diploprora kusukusensis Hayata, Icon. Pl. Formosan. 4: 86 (1914).
Diploprora uraiensis Hayata, Icon. Pl. Formosan. 4: 87 (1914).
Diploprora bicaudata (Thwaites) Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 4: 281 (1919).
Stauropsis kusukusensis (Hayata) Tang & F.T.Wang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 1: 93 (1951).
Diploprora championii var. uraiensis (Hayata) S.S.Ying, Mem. Coll. Agric. Natl. Taiwan Univ. 28: 36 (1988).
Distribution: Bhutan, China, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.
Uploaded pic, from wild in Hong Kong.


Presenting a few images of  Diploprora championii, Orchidaceae
Habitat:Wild,epiphytic, disturbed semi-evergreen forest.
Sighting: Kottigehara,Chikmagalur,Karnataka about 1100 msl

Yes Diploprora championii, flowering in Hong Kong too.



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