Aerides crispum Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species : Aerides crispum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aerides crispa Lindl.
  • Common name : Curled Aerides
  • Collection Nos : CJS 13577, CJS 14541
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha
  • Key identification features : Epiphytes on barks barks and branchelets. Leaves are usually flat, channeled, coriaceous. Inflorescence is a panicle of racemes. Flowers are white tinged with pink. Sweet smelling. Midlobe, large, triangular and crenulate. Spur pointing forward.
  • Habit : Herb-Epiphytic
  • Native : India, Burma, Sri Lanka
  • Comments : Not common.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Bisle Ghat (Hassan)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Shimoga, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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