Bulbophyllum neilgherrense Wight

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species : Bulbophyllum neilgherrense
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Bulbophyllum sterile (Lam.) Suresh
  • Vernacular name : Pottle kai (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2682, CJS 12379
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha; C.J.Saldanha
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Sepals of flower brown, speckled with red. Lip with yellow furrow. Petals small, white. Column and foot speckled with red, region of anther cap white or yellow. Pollinia 2, yellow.
  • Habit : Herb-Epiphytic
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Fairly common in upper and lower ghats. Pseudobulbs are used in medicine.
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Collection Locality : Kagenari, Shiradi Ghat (Hassan); Kithoor estate (Hassan)
  • Distribution Locality : Hassan, Kodagu, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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