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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Pacific.
Phreatia plantaginifolia (J.Koenig) Ormerod

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Caroline Is., China South-Central, Christmas I., East Himalaya, Fiji, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Niue, Norfolk Is., Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya

Phreatia Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 30, 2012 Cribb, P.J. [S 3], Vanuatu 76743.000
Feb 1, 2001 Mayar, U. [5178], Indonesia 62570.000
Feb 1, 2001 Mayar, U.W. [318], Indonesia 71884.000
Feb 1, 2001 Mayar, U.W. [410], Indonesia 71887.000
May 18, 1999 Johns, R.J. [9056B], New Guinea 64270.000
Jan 1, 1998 Yong, R. [14], Malaysia 70771.000
Cheesman [83/1930], Vanuatu 11744.000
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [90], Papua New Guinea 11745.000
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [91], Papua New Guinea 21786.000
Borneo 22717.000
Borneo 22718.000
Hunt, P.F. [2927], Solomon Is. 31765.000
Japan 32352.000
Mason, L.M. [2436], New Guinea 33084.000
Mason, L.M. [2403] 33089.000
Coode, M. [NGF46046], New Guinea 34552.000
Morrison, A. [1532], Papua New Guinea 40059.000
Vanuatu 42302.000
Morrison, A. [S 231], Fiji 43124.000
Cribb, P.J. [S 53], Papua New Guinea 43126.000
Cribb, P. [S 58], Papua New Guinea 43127.000
Cribb, P.J. [S 123], Papua New Guinea 44084.000
Wickison, S. [88], Solomon Is. 52176.000
Cribb, P.J. [22], Vanuatu 53167.000
de Vogel, E. [9161], Malaysia 56786.000
New Guinea 5744.000
Dickson, M. [MD143], Indonesia 57897.000
Milliken, W. [1414], Indonesia 59771.000
Milliken, W. [1330], Indonesia 59772.000
Milliken, W. [1348], Indonesia 59776.000
Dickson, M. [MD 160], Indonesia 60998.000
Lamb, A. [AL1072/88], Sabah 72889.000
Chase, M.W. [83186] 75774.000

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 63 (1830)

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. (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