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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. & S. Taiwan, S. Vietnam to W. Pacific.

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Caroline Is., Fiji, Jawa, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Vanuatu, Vietnam

Dendrobium comatum (Blume) Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Papua New Guinea Flickingeria comata 21100.000
Vanuatu Flickingeria comata 53631.000
Waterhouse, J.H.L. [627], Solomon Is. Flickingeria comata 9729.000
Hunt, P.F. [2365], Solomon Is. Flickingeria comata 28428.000
Cribb, P. [1819], Vanuatu Flickingeria comata 53634.000
Green, P.S. [RSNH 1346B], Vanuatu Flickingeria comata 33753.000
Lamb, A. [AL776/87], Sabah Flickingeria comata 72843.000
Cribb [1909], Solomon Is. Flickingeria comata 52842.000
Chaplin, G. [807], Solomon Is. Flickingeria comata 49246.000
Wickison, S. [42], Solomon Is. Flickingeria comata 50859.000
Mitchell, R. [57], Solomon Is. Flickingeria comata 50783.000
Sprunger, S.S. [121 b], New Caledonia Flickingeria comata 51922.000
Ledermann, C.L. [13460], Micronesia Flickingeria comata K001085535

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 76 (1830)

Accepted by

  • Vuong, T.B. & al. (2019). New records for the orchid flora of Vietnam from Phu Quoc national park Malesian Orchid Journal 23: 113-119.
  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Flickingeria comata.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Vuong, T.B. & al. (2019). New records for the orchid flora of Vietnam from Phu Quoc national park Malesian Orchid Journal 23: 113-119.

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