Skip to main content
This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. China to Japan, Malesia, Australasia to SW. Pacific.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Chatham Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Jawa, Kermadec Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., South Australia, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tuamotu, Vanuatu, Victoria, Western Australia

Microtis R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Lang, D.C. [11], Australia 55518.000
Lang, D.C. [20], Australia 55526.000

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 320 (1810)

Accepted by

  • 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. (2001). Orchidoideae (Part 1) Genera Orchidacearum 2: 1-416. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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