Mycaranthes floribunda (D.Don) S.C.Chen & J.J.Wood, Fl. China 25: 348 (2009) (syn: Callista floribunda (D.Don) Kuntze; Dendrobium floribundum D.Don; Eria paniculata Lindl.; Mycaranthes paniculata (Lindl.) Schuit., Y.P.Ng & H.A.Pedersen; Pinalia paniculata (Lindl.) Kuntze);
Central Himalaya to China (S. Yunnan) and Borneo: Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;

I’d of an orchid from Sikkim Himalayan region: 1 image.
Kindly help in the identification of the orchid in bloom from Sikkim

Looks like Eria / Pinalia.

The picture was sent by someone else for id. I will check the posting rules and post accordingly in future.

Would like to see more pics. But it looks like Eria paniculata (Mycaranthes paniculata).


SK 3940 31 March 2024 – Orchidaceae: 1 very high res. image.

Location: Panchase, Pokhara, Nepal
Date: 14 March 2024
Elevation: 1304m.
Habitat: Wild 
Posting with a purpose to follow up for flowering if some
members could ID?

Could be Myacaranthes floribunda.




POWO  Catalogue of Life  GBIF (High resolution specimens) Flora of China  FOC illustration  India Biodiversity Portal  IOSPE Photos  Naresh Swami  orchidroots

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