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Habenaria grandifloriformis

Orchidaceae (orchid family) » Habenaria grandifloriformis


hab-en-AR-ee-uh -- from the Latin habena, meaning rein or strap, referring to shape of orchid's spur

¿ gran-dih-FLOR-ih-for-miss -- free-flowering, with large flowers ?


commonly known as: large flowered habenaria, single-leaved habenaria • Marathi: आषाढ हबेअमरी ashadh habe-amri, चिकरकांदा chikarkanda • Sanskrit: पद्म padma


¿ Endemic to: Western Ghats (of India) ?


References: Flowers of IndiaculturesheetFlowers of Sahyadri by Shrikant Ingalhalikar

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Taken on July 11, 2010