Attachments (3). 5 posts by 4 authors. 
This was also identified by … between Pholidota imbricata or P. pallida and not conformed yet due to several factors and lack of flowers. Also collected from Mahendragiri hills, Odisha

I am still with same dilemma!!

Beautiful pics from a beautiful place..

Thanks … for the appreciation. This is one of the best floristic zone in Odisha.  




Monsoon 2011: Orchid from Bhagamandala, Coorg | 04Nov11AR01:  

Cascading whorls of unprecedented joy…
Perhaps another Pholidota imbricata, hidden in the tree shade and dense vegetation around the bark.
Quite common herb on the forested tree barks. Number of orchid plants. found in this tree -3, flowers are yet to open in full. eflora link

Date/Time-27 Jul 2011 04:20 PM
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Bhagamandala, Coorg, Karnataka, 1535 meter
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-Wild, Western ghats, Quite common herb on the forested tree barks.
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-Herb, Epiphytic-Non Parasitic
Height/Length-approx – flower cluster + leaf length=70-80cms
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Shape –Elliptic,elongated, Single Leaf on top of the bulb, 40-50 cms
Inflorescence Type/ Size-Pendulous flowers
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-Small-cluster of flowers, 1.5cms, Dirty Brown/White/Pink
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- Pseudo bulbs-5

Yes this is Pholidota but species cant be confirmed by this.
Please check the lateral sepals. If they are connate then its Pholidota pallida if not then its imbricata.





SK2034 08 July 2019 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)
Location: Gyaneswor, Kathmandu
Date:  14 June 2019
Elevation:  1400 m.
Thank you.
Pholidota imbricata Hook. ??

I need to see the whole plant.

This could be Pholidota pallida or Pholidota imbricata.
Check lateral sepals. If they are fused to each other on on margin at the base then pallida and if free then imbricate. 

Could you check as suggested by …? 

Sorry … Flowers are already died now need to wait for the next year. 


Pholidota imbricata Hook. : 13 posts by 3 authors. 7 images- 6 to 7 mb each.

Location: Suryabinayak, Bhaktapur
Date: 07 July 2020
Elevation: 1500 m.
Habit : Wild


Need to check if the lateral sepals are fused under the flower. If fused then pallida, if not fused then imbricata.

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