Habenaria panigrahiana S.Misra, Blumea 27: 213 1981. (syn: Habenaria panigrahiana var. panigrahiana );

 

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Submission of Habenaria panigrahiana : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)

Habenaria panigrahiana S.Misra, Blumea 27: 213. 1981. 
Family: Orchidaceae
Description:
Tuberous geophyte, 20-30 cm tall. Tuber globose, 1-2cm across. Leaves alternate, lamina elliptic-lanceolate, 5-10 × 1.5-3.5cm, margin entire. Flowers greenish, 1.5-2cm long, on 15-20 cm long terminal lax spike. Bracts ovate-lanceolate. Sepals 3, oblique, similar attached to the top of the ovary. Petals 6, greenish, entire, linear, lip spurred, 3 lobed, mid lobe narrow and longer than laterals. Pollinia enclosed in tubes. Ovary inferior, 3 lobed, oblong. Capsule curved and beaked; seeds many, dusty. 
Habitat & location: Endemic to E.Ghats. Rare. Found in cool shady places near water falls in hill side forests. Photographed at Malleswaram kona.


Yes this does look like Habenaria panigrahiana. Thanks a lot for sharing.

You might be interested in checking following article and accordingly do the taxonomic enumeration:
Kumar, P., K.M.Prabhukumar, T.K.Nirmesh, V.B.Sreekumar, V.S.Hareesh & I.Balachandran. 2016. Habenaria sahyadrica (Orchidaceae, Orchideae) a new species from the Western Ghats (India) with critical notes on allied taxa. Phytotaxa 244 (2): 196–200.

Attachments (1)- 050 2016 Habenaria sahyadrica Phytotaxa.pdf


Your description has lot of mistakes marked in bold: Tuberous geophyte, 20-30 cm tall. Tuber globose, 1-2cm across. Leaves alternate, lamina elliptic-lanceolate, 5-10 × 1.5-3.5cm, margin entire. Flowers greenish, 1.5-2cm long, on 15-20 cm long terminal lax spike. Bracts ovate-lanceolate. Sepals 3, oblique, similar attached to the top of the ovary. Petals 6, greenish, entire, linear, lip spurred, 3 lobed, mid lobe narrow and longer than laterals. Pollinia enclosed in tubes. Ovary inferior, 3 lobed, oblong. Capsule curved and beaked; seeds many, dusty. 
Main characters of Habenaria lies in rostellum and stigma on the rostellum which are missing.


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