Oberonia anamalayana J.Joseph, J. Indian Bot. Soc. 42: 222 1964. ;

Leaves to 20 x 4 cm, oblong, acute, tan brown. Scape up to 7 cm, flattened. Spike up to 40 cm long. Flowers greenish yellow brown, 5 x 2 mm, in verticils; dorsal sepal oblong, obtuse; lateral sepals oblong-ovate, obtuse; petals linear, obtuse, decurved along margins; lip 2.5 mm across, 3-lobed; lateral lobes longitudinally elongated; midlobe 2-lobuled; lobules orbicular, shallowly crenate, sinus with a rounded protuberance; disc ovate-lanceolate, cushion like.

Flowering and fruiting: January-March
Evergreen forests
Southern Western Ghats (endemic)

Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal


Oberonia anamalayana J.Joseph SN Oct 07 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Oberonia anamalayana J.Joseph is an epiphytic orchid collected Munnar area of Western Ghats.

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