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Angel Flower

Habenaria sp.

Description:

A Flower inside which an "Angel" is residing...

Notes:

Orchidaceae family

18 Comments

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Love your beautiful description!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 9 years ago

:):)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Welcome..!!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 9 years ago

Thanks Ashish..:)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Sumukh.. I did little correction in favor of you, removed family name from Scientific name and placed in notes..!!

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 9 years ago

Looks good to me :)

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 9 years ago

:):)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

I know Sumukh its grandifloriformis specie plant... I want Craig will check himself and update his suggestion... I appreciate his love towards Flora...!!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 9 years ago

@Ashish and Craig.. What i saw was a grandiforiformis.. I remember the leaves..
http://www.flowersofindia.in/catalog/sli...

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 9 years ago

Thanks Ashish! The timing is more likely for grandifloriformis, I hadn't noticed that and you are probably right. The lateral petals seem rather variable on pics. from both species and I only have the formal descriptions published on flowersofindia.in. I was going the middle lobe of the lip being 'wider and shorter than the side ones'. What would really make it certain are the leaves, which are very distinct: heart shaped in grandiforiformis and lanceolate in rariflora. Do you remember SumukhaJavagal?

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

grandifloriformis is accurate as it grows along with beginning of rainy monsoon season..!!
Craig check the shape of widespread petals... and correct suggestion...
I thought it as rariflora also...but petals cleared it.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Orchidaceae family.. Habenaria Genus...
Craig is accurate...

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Is very nice!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 9 years ago

Thanks for d ID Craig...:)

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 9 years ago

angels love Habenaria almost as much as I do ;)

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 9 years ago

Thanx Karen...:)

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

I love your description Sumukha!

Sumukha Javagal
Spotted by
Sumukha Javagal

Shivamogga, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Jul 5, 2009
Submitted on Oct 22, 2011

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