Pseudo-bulbous herbs. Leaves 2-3, ovate-lanceate to elliptic, 4-15 x 1-3 cm, base sheathing, apex acute, plicate. Racemes 6-25 cm long; bracts lanceate. Flowers dense, reddish, small, not resupinate. Dorsal sepal lanceate, deflexed. Lateral sepals obliquely oblong, deflexed. Lateral petals linear-lanceate, margins curved, held like horns. Lip laciniate, rhomboid, pectinate, 1-3- lobed, mid-lobe shorter than laterals; anthers 2-celled, pollinia 4, in pairs.

Flowering and fruiting: June-August
Evergreen forests
Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi

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