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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to S. Pacific.
Phaius tankervilleae

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Cook Is., East Himalaya, Fiji, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Niue, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Cuba, Florida, Hawaii, Jamaica, Panamá, Puerto Rico

Recorded in error in:

Sri Lanka

Phaius tankervilleae (Banks) Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 14, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [0164], Thailand K000597141
Jan 14, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [0164], Thailand K000597142
Jan 14, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [0164], Thailand K000597143
Nov 15, 2007 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000597140
Nov 15, 2007 Kerr, A.F.G. [18], Thailand K000597139
Reeve, T.M. [1060], Papua New Guinea 47915.000
Dickson [MD108], Indonesia 49851.000
Wickison, S. [209], Solomon Is. 53030.000
Lewis, B. [163], Vanuatu 55853.000
Guy, Madagascar 60954.000
Sands, M.J.S. [276], Indonesia 7710.000
Sands, M.J.S. [802], Papua New Guinea 900.047
Sands, M.J.S. [404], Indonesia 900.048
Barretto, G., India 70234.000
Griffith, W. [5292], Myanmar K000974265 Unknown type material

First published in Mus. Bot. 2: 177 (1856)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Ackerman, J.D. (2012). Orchids gone wild. Discovering naturalized orchids in Hawaii Orchids; the Magazine of the American Orchid Society 81: 88-93.
  • Cribb, P., Sun, M. & Barretto, G. (2004). Phaius tankervilleae and P. wallichii (Orchidaceae), a pair of confused species. Kew Bulletin 59: 547-554.
  • Cribb, P.J. & Whistler, W.A. (2011). The Orchids of Tonga, Niue, and the Cook islands Lankesteriana 11: 96-177.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Jones, D.L. (2006). A complete guide to native orchids of Australia: 1-496. Reed New Holland, Sydney.
  • Khanam, M. & al. (2001). Our present knowledge on the Terrestrial Orchidaceae Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 8(2): 35-49.
  • Kurzweil, H. (2010). A precursory study of the Calanthe group (Orchidaceae) in Thailand Adansonia, III, 32: 57-107.
  • Kurzweil, H. (2013). The Calanthe group in peninsular Thailand Malesian Orchid Journal 11: 21-38.
  • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.
  • Misra, S. (2004). Orchids of Orissa: 1-774. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Morat, P. & Veillon, J.-M. (1985). Contributions à la conaissance de la végétation et de la flore de Wallis et Futuna Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Section B, Adansonia 7: 259-329.
  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.
  • Pedersen, H.Æ. & al. (2014). Flora of Thailand 12(2): 303-670. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Raskoti, B.B. (2009). The Orchids of Nepal: 1-252. Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti and Rita Ale.
  • Sittisujjatham, S. (2006). Wild Orchid of Thailand 1: 1-495. Amarin.
  • Sone, J. & Cribb, P. (2017). Lady Tankerville's Legacy: 1-278. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wood, J.J., Beaman, T.E., Lamb, A., Lun, C.C. & Beaman, J.H. (2011). The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu 2: 1-726. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Cribb, P., Sun, M. & Barretto, G. (2004). Phaius tankervilleae and P. wallichii (Orchidaceae), a pair of confused species. Kew Bulletin 59: 547-554.
  • Jones, D.L. (2006). A complete guide to native orchids of Australia: 1-496. Reed New Holland, Sydney.
  • Khanam, M. & al. (2001). Our present knowledge on the Terrestrial Orchidaceae Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 8(2): 35-49.
  • Misra, S. (2004). Orchids of Orissa: 1-774. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Sone, J. & Cribb, P. (2017). Lady Tankerville's Legacy: 1-278. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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