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Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 05 Sep 2016 | 0
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

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

Citation: *, ( 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 Journal(STET), 1(4): 186-200

Received: 2016-05-09 05:55:54; Accepted: 2016-05-09 05:56:02;
Published: 09/05/2016

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*Correspondence: M. Murugesan