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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to NE. Australia.
Podochilus lucescens Blume

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Podochilus Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2002 Johns, R.J. [10481], Indonesia 71868.000
Jan 1, 1998 Yong, R. [13], Malaysia 70767.000
New Guinea 31817.000
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [1522], New Guinea 32705.000

First published in Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 295 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Ng, Y.P. & al. (2018). Phylogenetics and sytematics of Eria and related genera (Orchidaceae: Podochileae) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 186: 179-201.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006). Epidendroideae (Part One) Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. 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