Brachycorythis galeandra

Brachycorythis galeandra (Rchb.f.) Summerh. (syn: Brachycorythis truncatolabellata (Hayata) S.S.Ying; Gymnadenia galeandra (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f.; Habenaria galeandra (Rchb.f.) Benth.; Habenaria galeandra var. annamica Gagnep.; Phyllomphax championii (Lindl.) Schltr.; Phyllomphax galeandra (Rchb.f.) Schltr.; Phyllomphax truncatolabellata (Hayata) Schltr.; Platanthera championii Lindl.; Platanthera galeandra Rchb.f.; Platanthera truncatolabellata Hayata);    Assam; Bangladesh; Cambodia; China South-Central; China Southeast; East Himalaya; India; Myanmar; Taiwan; Thailand; Vietnam; West Himalaya as per Catalogue of Life;   Brachycorythis galeandra […]

Read More

Brachycorythis wightii

IUCN Red List Status: Data Deficient (DD) Brachycorythis wightii Summerh., Kew Bull. 10: 242 1955. (syn: Phyllomphax wightii (Summerh.) Szlach.); brak-ee-ko-RYE-this — Greek: brachy (short) and corys (helmet), referring to the flower shape … Dave’s Botanary WIGHT-ee-eye — named for Robert Wight, Scottish surgeon and botanist in India … Dave’s Botanary  commonly known as: Wight’s […]

Read More

Brachycorythis obcordata

Brachycorythis obcordata (Lindl.) Summerh., Kew Bull. 10: 243 1955. (Syn: Gymnadenia obcordata (Lindl.) Rchb.f.; Habenaria obcordata (Lindl.) Fyson; Orchis obcordata Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don [Illegitimate]; Phyllomphax obcordata (Lindl.) Schltr.; Platanthera obcordata Lindl. ex Wall.; Platanthera obcordata (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) Lindl.);   Common name: Heart-Shaped Brachycorythis • Nepali: गंगडोल Gangdol        ORCHIDACEAE FORTNIGHT:: Brachycorythis obcordata […]

Read More