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Year : 2015 | Volume: 1 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 186-200

A survey on the orchids of Velliangiri hills, a part of Nilgiri Biosphere
Reserve, India, with special reference to Indian endemics

M. Murugesan1*, V. Balasubramaniam2

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Corresponding author

M. Murugesan*

P.G. and Research Department of Botany, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore-641029

  • 1. P.G. and Research Department of Botany, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore-641029
  • 2. P.G. and Research Department of Botany, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore-641029

Received on: 09/05/2016

Revised on: 09/05/2016

Accepted on: 09/05/2016

Published on: 09/05/2016

  • M. Murugesan, V. Balasubramaniam (2015), A survey on the orchids of Velliangiri hills, a part of Nilgiri Biosphere
    Reserve, India, with special reference to Indian endemics. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation, 1(4): 186-200. doi: 10

Abstract

Sixty eight species of endangered, rare and threatened orchids, spreading over 18 genera belonging to the family Orchidaceae strictly endemic to the hills of Indian subcontinent were recorded during (2003-2006) survey of Velliangiri hills, a part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve of Western Ghats, India.

Keywords

orchids, western ghats, Velliangiri hills, endemics, endangered