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  Dendrobium wightii
  Citation:  Dendrobium wightii Hawkes & Heller, Orquidea 24: 16. 1962; Abraham & Vatsala, Introd. Orchids 351. 1981; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 453. 1988; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 453. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 316. 1997; Muktesh, Epiphytic Fl. Western Ghats 91. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 413. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 669. 2002; Sathish & Manilal, Orchid Memories 182. 2004; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 805. 2009. Dendrobium graminifolium Wight, Ic. t. 1649. 1851; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 718. 1890; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1415(990). 1928.
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  Description: Lithophyte on wet rocks, stem slender, terete, 15-20 cm tall. Leaves to 6.7 x 0.5 cm, linear, acute, membranous. Flowers pinkish-white, 4-5, in 6-10 cm long, slender flexuous terminal racemes; dorsal sepal oblong-lanceolate, acute, 3-veined; lateral sepals 10 x 3 mm, slightly obliquely oblong-lanceolate, acute, 3-veined; petals 8 x 2 mm, oblanceolate, acute, margins serrulate or erose, 3-veined; lip 11 x 3-6 mm, 3-lobed; lateral lobes 2 x 1 mm, obliquely ovate-oblong, obtuse; midlobe 6 x 6 mm, orbicular, margins crenate, wavy; base of the lip united with the column foot and lateral sepals forming a cylindric spur, 3 x 1 mm, obtusely bifid at apex.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-October
  District(s): Wayanad, Idukki, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Palakkad
  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): Yes
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Altitude: 900-1000
  Localities: Kallar, Rockwood, Vallakkadavu, Boneccord, Chandanathode, Kaviar, Agasthymala peak, Bonaccord, Attayar

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