Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Iru Raja (Zeuxine regia)

Binomial Name : Zeuxine regia 
Sinhala : ඉරු රාජ [Iru Raja]
An endemic and endangered ground orchid that grows in lowland wet zone and submontane zone forests of Sri Lanka. Most of the time it grows on leaf litter. Z. regia is used in traditional medicine for treating snake bites.

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