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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & Central Malesia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo, Lesser Sunda Is., Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera

Podochilus sciuroides Rchb.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Podzorski, A. [MK 250], Philippines 48723.000
Wood, J.J., Malaysia 52950.000
Cribb, P. [89/14], Malaysia 54833.000
Richards, P.W. [S 74], Borneo 9766.000
Sands, M.J.S. [255], Indonesia Podochilus curviunguis 32639.000
Sands, M.J.S. [398], Indonesia Podochilus curviunguis 6049.289
Schlechter, F.R.R. [20542], Indonesia Podochilus curviunguis K000810893

First published in Bonplandia (Hannover) 5: 41 (1857)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wood, J.J., Beaman, T.E., Lamb, A., Lun, C.C. & Beaman, J.H. (2011). The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu 2: 1-726. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0