Two rare epiphytic orchids of India, Saccolabiopsis pusilla (Lindl.) Seidenf. & Garay and Oberonia gammiei King & Pantl. discovered on Andaman Islands, India

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Kothareddy Prasad
B. Ravi Prasad Rao

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The present paper deals with two rare epiphytic orchids of India, viz. Saccolabiopsis pusilla (Lindl.) Seidenf. & Garay and Oberonia gammiei King & Pantl., the former being known only from 2-3 states of India were collected for the first time in Andaman Islands. Both the orchids form new distributional records for Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Also, the collection of Saccolabiopsis forms a new generic record for the Islands. The present paper provides detailed description of the species, phenology, distribution along with  photographs.

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Prasad, K. and Rao, B.R.P. 2015. Two rare epiphytic orchids of India, Saccolabiopsis pusilla (Lindl.) Seidenf. & Garay and Oberonia gammiei King & Pantl. discovered on Andaman Islands, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 7, 9 (Jul. 2015), 7577–7580. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o4025.7577-80.
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