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sachin dangat

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Aug 31, 2010, 9:29:29 AM8/31/10
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Hello,

Hereby, I attaching images of Habenaria species collected from different localities of northern Western Ghats.
Request u to ID above images.

Thanks
 
1.jpg
2.jpg
3.jpg

Pankaj Kumar

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Aug 31, 2010, 1:00:14 PM8/31/10
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This is interesting, three different species in one post. I assume you
should post them separately and according to the regulations of the
community...but anyways I am not a moderator so it doesnt matter to me
right now........
1. Habenaria gibsoni var gibsoni (if has good smell) var. foetida (if
has foul smell)
2. Habenara foliosa most probably, but need to check the leaves
3. Habenaria furcifera, flowers are not fully open. wait for some more
time and take a picture of fully opened flower with the leaves too
plz.

Thanks for sharing.....

PS: I may be wrong without seeing the leaves of second and third but
what I said is based on my experience
Regards
Pankaj


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Pankaj Kumar

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Sep 4, 2010, 3:36:36 PM9/4/10
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I rechecked and found that the last plant is not Habenaria furcifera
but Habenaria ovalifolia Wight, plzzzzzz show the leaves. Habenaria
ovalifolia is considered as synonym of Habenaria furcifera by Kew, but
while checking the references I found that they should be very
different plant owing to the longer hooked spur in H. furcifera which
is straight and shorter in H. ovalifolia; distinctly opened up three
lobes in H. furcifera which in H. ovalifolia the midlobe is not fully
open; bracts are longer than ovary or almost equal in H. furcifera,
which is shorter in H. ovalifolia.

Kindly post more pics of each plant and please if possible send me one
herbarium plant and 3-5 complete flowers of H. ovalifolia. I would be
grateful.

Flaunting one of my sketches of Habenaria furcifera for comparison.
The figure is not to be scaled.
Regards
Pankaj

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Habenaria furcifera.jpg

Navendu

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Sep 5, 2010, 8:29:02 AM9/5/10
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Yes H.furcifera seems to be a different species. I have seen both
these species and the flowers are quite different.

navendu
>  Habenaria furcifera.jpg
> 320KViewDownload

Pankaj Kumar

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Oct 7, 2010, 2:10:17 PM10/7/10
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3rd pic only:

Habenaria ovalifolia Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. 5: t. 1708 (1851).

Location: Western Ghats
Contributor: Mr. Sachin Dangat
Distribution: South India
Note: Endemic to South India


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JM Garg

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Apr 1, 2021, 6:39:45 AMApr 1
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Habenaria gibsonii var. foetida Blatt. & McCann as per discussions at Identification???????     

Pankaj Kumar

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Apr 1, 2021, 8:47:36 PMApr 1
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There are three different orchid images here. 1. Habenaria gibsonii var. foetida. 2. Habenaria foliosa, 3. Habenaria ovalifolia.
Pankaj
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