Saturday, March 21, 2015

Purple Adrorhizon (Adrorhizon purpurascens)

Binomial Name: Adrorhizon purpurascens/Pleione purpurascens/Coelogyne purpurascens/Dendrobium purpurascens
English: Purple Adrorhizon

A small sized endemic wild orchid found in highlands(Montane and sub-montane) of Sri Lanka. Can be seen on mossy stems of trees. Above photographs were taken in December. In IUCN Red List, this is listed as 'Vulnerable'

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