ORCHIDACEAE: Thrixspermum centipeda Lour.

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Pankaj Kumar

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Oct 7, 2011, 2:18:56 AM10/7/11
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Thrixspermum centipeda Lour., Fl. Cochinch.: 520 (1790).

Synonyms:
Epidendrum thrixspermum Raeusch., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 3: 265 (1797).
Sarcochilus centipeda (Lour.) Náves in F.M.Blanco, Fl. Filip., ed. 3,
4(13A): 238 (1880).
Aerides flos-aeris Sw., J. Bot. (Schrader) 2: 233 (1799).
Dendrocolla arachnites Blume, Bijdr.: 287 (1825).
Vanda pauciflora Breda, Gen. Sp. Orchid. Asclep. 3: t. 13 (1829).
Dendrobium auriferum Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 83 (1830).
Aerides arachnites (Blume) Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 238 (1833), nom. illeg.
Sarcochilus arachnites (Blume) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst.
6: 498 (1863).
Sarcochilus auriferus (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst.
6: 498 (1863).
Thrixspermum arachnites (Blume) Rchb.f., Xenia Orchid. 2: 121 (1868).
Thrixspermum auriferum (Lindl.) Rchb.f., Xenia Orchid. 2: 121 (1868).
Sarcochilus hainanensis Rolfe, Bot. Mag. 122: t. 7489 (1896).
Thrixspermum hainanense (Rolfe) Schltr., Orchis 5: 55 (1911).
Thrixspermum papillosum Carr, Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 5: 33 (1929).

Family: ORCHIDACEAE
Distribution: Assam to South China and Malesia
Current pic was taken at TBGRI, Trivandrum.

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Pankaj

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Neha Singh

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Oct 7, 2011, 4:13:47 AM10/7/11
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Beautiful !!

Balkar Singh

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Oct 7, 2011, 4:15:30 AM10/7/11
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Gorgeous Catch Pankaj Ji

On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 1:43 PM, Neha Singh <neha.v...@gmail.com> wrote:
Beautiful !!



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Oct 7, 2011, 8:52:28 AM10/7/11
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Why cetipeda? Sps name? Is it because the penduncle of infloresence look like the centipede?
Otherwise flower look more like crab.
Beautiful flowers and photo too.
Madhuri
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Pankaj Kumar

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Oct 7, 2011, 8:58:17 AM10/7/11
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Yes its because of the peduncle....
Pankaj
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