ID help for orchid

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Vijay Anand Ismavel

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Apr 18, 2011, 11:55:47 AM4/18/11
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This is my first post to this group. I am a pediatric surgeon in a remote rural area in Karimganj District of Assam. I am a complete novice regarding flora and am interested in learning. I have been more interested in birds.

This is the most common orchid in our campus.

Location: Makunda Christian Hosptial campus, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 18th April 2011

Equipment: Nikon D300s with Sigma 150-500mm OS lens
Makunda Flowers-55A.jpg

Vijayasankar

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Apr 18, 2011, 12:56:43 PM4/18/11
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Dear Dr.Vijay, Welcome to the efloraofindia group.
The picture is very beautiful, so it tempted me to find name of it.
I think it is a Papilionanthe species, most probably P. teres.
But please wait for a while, you will get authentic id from our orchid experts!
 
Regards 
 
Vijayasankar Raman
National Center for Natural Products Research
University of Mississippi

Pankaj Oudhia

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Apr 18, 2011, 1:15:28 PM4/18/11
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Vijay ji, after heavy physical exertion in order to get new vigor this orchid is used externally by local people of your area. You can also ask old TBAs of your area about its use in post natal care.

As Dr.Raman said we must wait for the King for authentic comment. ;)

regards

Pankaj Oudhia

Dr Pankaj Kumar

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Apr 19, 2011, 5:37:25 PM4/19/11
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This is for sure Papilionanthe teres, but I am not sure if this is
wild or Ornamental. There are many hybrid available for this in market
in Assam.
Regards
Pankaj


On Apr 18, 10:15 pm, Pankaj Oudhia <pankajoud...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Vijay ji, after heavy physical exertion in order to get new vigor this
> orchid is used externally by local people of your area. You can also ask old
> TBAs of your area about its use in post natal care.
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> As Dr.Raman said we must wait for the King for authentic comment. ;)
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> regards
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> Pankaj Oudhia
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> On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 10:26 PM, Vijayasankar <vijay.botan...@gmail.com>wrote:
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> > Dear Dr.Vijay, Welcome to the efloraofindia group.
> > The picture is very beautiful, so it tempted me to find name of it.
> > I think it is a *Papilionanthe *species, most probably* P. teres*.
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