Saturday, August 16, 2014

Orchids from Similipal Hills

Similipal houses more than 90 types of Odia known as Malanga.
The below pictures were taken in the month of June.

Dendrobium formosum
Location: Jenabil

Dendrobium moschatum
Location: Barhakamuda
Dendrobium regium
Location: Jenabil

Dendrobium transparens
Location: Sarabasa

Rhynchostylis retusa
Location: Devasthali
One of the best books to learn about Orchids is Dr Sarat Mishra's " Orchids of Orissa" published in 2004. A Civil Engineer by background, Dr Mishra is a legendary Orchilogist.