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[EfloraofIndia_ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight]:19102013PD07_Pholidota imbricata or P. pallida _Flora of Odisha: 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.  


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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.


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