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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Indo-China to New Guinea.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[A-EM]
Distribution

Adenoncos is a genus of about 17 species from Thailand, Vietnam, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Sulawesi, Moluccas, and New Guinea.

Ecology

Species are epiphytes in evergreen forest, from 0 to 1700 m.

General Description

Epiphytic herbs. Roots terete, not branching, glabrous, smooth. Stem patent-ascending to erect, leafy, rooting at the base, not branching or sparsely branching in the basal part. Leaves conduplicate, articulate, distichous, oblong to linear, often semi-terete, apex obtuse to acute, mucronate; leaf sheaths finely transversely wrinkled. Inflorescences lateral, solitary or fascicled, racemose, 1–5-flowered. Flowers inconspicuous, resupinate or not, c. 0.3–1.0 cm wide, opening a few at a time, distichous, green or greenish yellow, becoming more yellow with age, sometimes scented like vanilla. Sepals entire, free, ovate-oblong, often sharply keeled externally. Petals narrower than sepals. Labellum not spurred, concave, entire or trilobed, rigidly attached to column, with an oblong, papillose callus basally; labellum apex usually apiculate. Column without a foot; anther cucullate, rostrate; pollinia four, subspherical; stipe about as long as pollinia. Capsule oblong, subsessile.

[A-EM]
Use

No uses have been reported for Adenoncos; it is uncommon in cultivation.

Native to:

Borneo, Jawa, Malaya, Maluku, New Guinea, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Adenoncos Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2012 Yong, R. [105], Sarawak K000718581
Borneo 12511.000
Cribb, P.J. [S 121], Papua New Guinea 44083.000
Lamb, A. [AL334/85], Malaysia 55152.000
de Vogel, E. [9049], Malaysia 57805.000
de Vogel, E. [9238], Malaysia 57818.000
de Vogel, E [9050], Indonesia 60263.000

First published in Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 381 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2014). Genera Orchidacearum 6: 1-544. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0