Habenaria for ID

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Rohit Chakravarty

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Sep 7, 2011, 8:49:39 AM9/7/11
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Dear all,
            Photographed this plant at Matheran on 24th July '11. These were blooming in good numbers along the slopes of Sunset Point.
Please help with the identification.

Regards,
ID-flower close-up.JPG
ID- habit.JPG
ID- leaves.JPG

shrikant ingalhalikar

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Sep 7, 2011, 9:18:50 AM9/7/11
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H. rariflora. Pls note leaves not flat on the ground and lateral lobes
of lip longer than wider midlobe to rule out H. grandifloriformis.
Regards, Shrikant

On Sep 7, 5:49 pm, Rohit Chakravarty <rohitcha...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
>             Photographed this plant at Matheran on 24th July '11. These were
> blooming in good numbers along the slopes of Sunset Point*.*
> Please help with the identification.
>
> Regards,
> Rohit
>
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> Rohit Chakravarty,http://www.mywilddiary.blogspot.com/http://picasaweb.google.com/rohitchak77
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H S

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Sep 7, 2011, 9:40:12 AM9/7/11
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yes Habenaria rariflora

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Rohit Chakravarty

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Sep 8, 2011, 10:21:55 AM9/8/11
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Thanks everyone! :)

Regards,
Rohit

Giby Kuriakose

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Sep 8, 2011, 11:12:09 AM9/8/11
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Yes Habenaria rariflora A.Rich. of Orchidaceae family. 


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