---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com> Date: 7 August 2017 at 10:31 Subject: Re: [itpmods:10962] Want to be a member To: itpmods <itpm...@googlegroups.com>
Respected Sir Welcome to efloraofindia. So glad to see you here. I am sure we all can learn a lot from you. For all members of eflora of India, Misra sir is basically an Engineer by profession but one of the finest orchid experts in India today and has written two books, one on Orchids fo Orissa and second on Orchids of India, a glimpse. Regards Pankaj On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 7:37 PM, 'Sarat Misra' via ITPmods < itpm...@googlegroups.com> wrote: > Dear Sir > > I Sarat Misra, Orchidologist, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India want to be a > member in the e flora group. I have gone through your website and highly > impressed with it. It is quite a good medium to share scientific > information. > > Please accept me as a member of this group. > > > Secondly I want to share following Information in this group. It is on the > diagnostic character of the genus *Odisha* S Misra under the plant family > Orchidaceae. > > *Odisha* S. Misra is a monotypic terrestrial genus in the plant family > Orchidaceae under the subfamily Orchidoideae (*Orch. Orissa*: 251. 2007). > It differs from the genus *Habenaria* Willd. mainly in the structure of > the anther and the stigma. In *Odisha* the anther is two-loculed, the > locules longitudinally divided by a membranous septum, without basal > canals. Pollinaria two, each with two oblong sectile pollinia, separated by > the septum, (and therefore, pollinia four) and a minute acicular caudicle; > viscidium absent. Stigma lobes basally joined; rostellum tongue-like, > erect, somewhat petaloid, expanded and three-lobed at apex; the lobes > triangular, free; lateral lobes not connected with anther lobes, not with > sac-like structures; auricles reduced to slender hooks. > *Habenaria* is characterized by the anther locules undivided, basal > canals elongated, tapering. Pollinaria two, each consisting of a sectile > pollinium, an elongated interlocular caudicle attached to a basal > viscidium. Stigma lobes well separated, often stalked. Rostellum > three-lobed; mid-lobe massive, somewhat dome-shaped, located between anther > locules; sidelobes much longer, acting as carriers of caudicles of the > pollinia, with minute sacs at their ends that hold the viscidia. > Only one species *Odisha cleistantha* S. Misra with green flowers, which > never open, is known under this genus. It is endemic to India occurring in > the states of Chhattishgarh, Jharkhand, Manipur, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. > > > > > *Legend to figures attached* > > *Odisha cleistantha* S. Misra > a. flower, side view; b&c.lip, from different biotypes, d. column, > anther, stigma and rostellum in position; e. cross-section of anther lobe, > pollinia removed; f. pollinarium. > > > > Regards > Yours truely > S. Misra > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "ITPmods" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to itpmods+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > To post to this group, send email to itpm...@googlegroups.com. > Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/itpmods. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. > -- ************************************************************ ********************************************************** *Pankaj Kumar*, Ph.D. *IUCN-SSC Orchid Specialist Group Asia* *Office*: Conservation Officer Orchid Conservation Section Flora Conservation Department Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG) Corporation Lam Kam Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. *Residence*: House no. 39, 2nd Floor, Shui Wo Tsuen Lam Tsuen, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. *email*: pku...@kfbg.org; sahanipan...@gmail.com *Phone*: +852 2483 7128 <2483%207128> (office - 8:30am to 5:00pm); +852 9436 6251 <9436%206251> (mobile); *Fax*: +852 2483 7194 <2483%207194> -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "ITPmods" group. 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