Ornithochilus cacharensis (Orchidaceae), a new species from India (Assam)
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- Barbhuiya, H.A., Deori, C., Dutta, B.K. et al. Kew Bull (2012) 67: 511. doi:10.1007/s12225-012-9381-5
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A new orchid species from Assam, Ornithochilus cacharensis Barbhuiya, B. K. Dutta & Schuit., is described. It differs from the other species in the small genus Ornithochilus (Lindl.) Benth. in floral morphology and in the uniformly red-purple flowers. The taxonomy of the genus is discussed and a key to the known taxa of Ornithochilus is presented.