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Oberonia similipalense S. Misra, A New Orchid from The Simlipal Forest of Odisha, India


A new species of Oberonia Lindl. (Orchidaceae) from the Similipal forest, Odisha is described here. A slender inflorescence, usually longer than the narrowly ensiform leaves; an ovate, acute, unlobed lip with laciniate margin, are important characters of this species to separate it from allied species of Oberonia.


Oberonia, Orchidaceae, New Species, Similipal, Odisha, India.



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