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Trembling Nervilia

Nervilia crociformis

Description:

Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid family) It is a small sized, hot to warm growing orchid. The plant has a circular to kidney-shaped, to 7 blunt angled, leaf at the base. Leaf is velvety above and has a grooved stalk. The plant blooms on an erect, 3.5 cm long, single flowered inflorescence with 2 basal sheaths and linear, concave, acute floral bracts. The petals are yellowish to white, and the lip is pink-purple, with fringed margin.

Habitat:

Trembling Nervilia is a terrestrial orchid, found in the Himalayas and NE India. Flowering: May-June.

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Rajas Deshpande
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Rajas Deshpande

Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Jun 26, 2014
Submitted on Jun 29, 2014

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