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Insect-Bearing Pelatanthera   
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Insect-Bearing Pelatanthera
ative Photo: Pankaj Kumar
Common name: Insect-Bearing Pelatanthera
Botanical name: Pelatantheria insectifera     Family: Orchidaceae (orchid family)

Insect-Bearing Pelatanthera is a beautiful orchid bearing clusters of tiny greenish flowers, with red stripes on the sepals and petals and white and fuchsia lips. Found in India, Thailand, Burma and Vietnam occuring in broadleaf, evergreen, lowland forests on limestone rocks and bushes as a hot to warm growing, monopodial epiphyte or lithophyte-terrestrial at elevations of 550 to 1000 meters where it blooms in the winter on an axillary, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.
Photographed in Jharkhand
Identification credit: Pankaj Kumar • Is this flower misidentified? If yes,