Orchid for ID, from Thrissur

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manudev madhavan

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May 2, 2011, 7:06:31 AM5/2/11
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Dear all,

Please help to identify this orchid
Collected from Sholayar, Thrissur (01.05.2011)

regards

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Manudev K Madhavan
Junior Research Fellow
Systematic & Floristic Lab,
Department of Botany, 
Centre for Postgraduate Studies & Research 
St. Joseph's College, Devagiri
Kozhikode- 673 008
Mob: 9496470738

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shrikant ingalhalikar

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May 2, 2011, 8:28:49 AM5/2/11
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This would be Epipogium roseum, a saprophytic orchid. Regards,
Shrikant

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> Dear all,
>
> Please help to identify this orchid
> Collected from Sholayar, Thrissur (01.05.2011)
>
> regards
>
> --
> *Manudev K Madhavan*
> Junior Research Fellow
> Systematic & Floristic Lab,
> Department of Botany,
> Centre for Postgraduate Studies & Research
> St. Joseph's College, Devagiri
> Kozhikode- 673 008
> Mob: 9496470738
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manudev madhavan

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May 3, 2011, 4:11:40 AM5/3/11
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thanks for the ID
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Manudev K Madhavan

Dr Pankaj Kumar

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May 3, 2011, 10:10:50 AM5/3/11
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Yes this is Epipogium roseum as Shrikant sir says.
Saprophytic term has been removed from botany now and it is believed
that there are no plant in the world which is a true saprophyte. The
term which is now a days used is MYCOHETEROPTOPHIC that means the
plant is parasitic on fungi.

Thanks for sharing.
Pankaj


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Vijayasankar

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May 3, 2011, 10:43:43 AM5/3/11
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I think you meant Myco-heterotrophic. (just an orthographic correction!)
 
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Vijayasankar Raman
National Center for Natural Products Research
University of Mississippi

Pankaj Kumar

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May 3, 2011, 10:51:56 AM5/3/11
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Yeah sorry !!!:D
Pankaj

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manudev madhavan

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May 4, 2011, 3:12:17 AM5/4/11
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thanks for the information....
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Manudev K Madhavan
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