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Angel Flower

Habenaria sp.

Description:

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

Notes:

Orchidaceae family

18 Comments

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 10 years ago

Love your beautiful description!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 11 years ago

:):)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

Welcome..!!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 11 years ago

Thanks Ashish..:)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

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

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 11 years ago

Looks good to me :)

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 11 years ago

:):)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 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 11 years ago

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

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 11 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 11 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 11 years ago

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

The MnMs
The MnMs 11 years ago

Is very nice!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 11 years ago

Thanks for d ID Craig...:)

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 11 years ago

angels love Habenaria almost as much as I do ;)

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 11 years ago

Thanx Karen...:)

KarenL
KarenL 11 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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