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  Acampe ochracea
 
  Family: ORCHIDACEAE
  Citation:  Acampe ochracea (Lindl.) Hochr., Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 6: 270. 1910; Abraham & Vatsala, Introd. Orchids 452. 1981; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 446. 1988; Muktesh, Epiphytic Fl. Western Ghats 74. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 399. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 319 ; Sathish & Manilal, Orchid Memories 163. 2004; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 477. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 781. 2009. Saccolabium ochraceum Lindl., Bot. Reg. Misc. 2. 1842; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 62. 1890.
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  Description: Epiphytes. Leaves 16-19 x 2 cm, oblong, keeled, obliquely bilobulate at apex. Flowers yellow, 1.5 x 1.5 cm, in 10-20 cm long, axillary, racemose panicles; dorsal sepal 7 x 2 mm, obovate, obtuse, 5-veined; lateral sepals 6 x 1-2 cm, obliquely oblong, acute, 3-veined; petals 7 x 1-2 mm, obovate-oblong or spathulate, 6-veined; lip 4 x 2 mm, triangular, obtuse, papillate, with 5 x 1 mm, cylindrical spur.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-April
  District(s): Wayanad, Palakkad, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Kannur
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  Habitat: Moist deciduous and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): Yes
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Orange
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 400-800
  Localities: Koruthode, Velayudhankayi, Pooyamkutty, Thekkuthode, Aralam, Kannoth
   
 
   
 
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