Balanophora polyandra

Balanophora polyandra Griff., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 20: 94 1851. (syn: Acroblastum polyandrum (Griff.) Setch.; Polyplethia polyandra (Griff.) Tiegh.);

Image by Late M.K.Pathak, provided by Tapas Chakrabarty

Balanophora polyandra! 5 posts by 5 authors. 1 image.
I am attaching a photo of female of Balanophora polyandra (id needs confirmation) taken by late Mithilesh Kumar Pathak from Arunachal Pradesh.
Curious plant. Seen first time.
Yes it appears to be Balanophora polyandra Griff.


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