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  Liparis deflexa
 
  Family: ORCHIDACEAE
  Citation:  Liparis deflexa Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 697. 1890; Sathish & Manilal, Orchid Memories 200. 2004. Liparis prazeri King. & Prantl, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 66: 582. 1897; Ellis et al., Journ. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 66: 233. 1966. Liparis flavoviridis Blatt. & McCann, Journ. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 35: 260. 1931.
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  Description: Herbs, stem short with a pseudobulbous base; sheaths few. Leaves 2, opposite, very slender, 10-17 cm long, sessile or petioled, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate. Scape tall; bracts slender at length deflexed. Flowers small, in terminal racemes, resupinate. Sepals 3-5 nerved, obtuse, lateral oblong, dorsal longer oblong-lanceolate. Petals as long, very slender. Lip flabelliform, with a contracted 2-auricled base, calli obscure; column compressed from back to front, short straight flattened truncate, wings 0; anthers terminal. Capsule 2 cm long, clavate.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-October
  District(s): Wayanad, Kozhikkode
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  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: India to Indo-China
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Kuruva Island, Sulthanbathery
   
 
   
 
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