Pelatantheria insectifera (Rchb.f.) Ridl. (Orchidaceae): a new generic record for Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India

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V. Ashok Kumar
P. Janaki Rao
J. Prakasa Rao
S.B. Padal
C. Sudhakar Reddy


The monopodial orchid Pelatantheria insectifera is reported here as a new generic record for the state of Andhra Pradesh (India). Further, detailed diagnostic description, colour photo plates for easy identification and note on ecology were provided.

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