This is a medium sized, warm to hot growing species that comes from
Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and India. It is found in semi-deciduous and
deciduous dry lowland forests woodlands at elevations of sealevel to 700
m with stout, repent, short stem carrying to 12, curved, fleshy, deeply
channeled, keeld, retuse apically leaves and blooms on an axillary,
pendant, to 60 cm long, racemose, densely many flowered, cylyndrical
inflorescence that occurs in the winter and early spring and requires
even water and fertilizer year round.
Identification credit: Pankaj Kumar
Photographed in Maram, Manipur & Maharashtra.
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