Pholidata articulata Lindl., known locally as ‘Harjojan’ or bone jointer, is distributed commonly in moist ravines and river valleys up to 1600 m in the Kumaun Himalaya. It is an epiphytic or lithophytic plant. The whole plant is used in traditional medicine.
Jalal, Jeewan Singh; Tewari, Lalit M.; and Pangtey, Y. P.S.
"Pholidata articulata Lindl., An Orchid Used in Bone Jointing in Kumaun Region, Western Himalaya,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2009
, Article 9.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2009/iss8/9