Phaius tankervilleae (Banks) Blume

First published in Mus. Bot. 2: 177 (1856)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to S. Pacific. It is a pseudobulbous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

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, Mauritius, Panamá, Puerto Rico

Recorded in error in:

Sri Lanka

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Hermans, J. & Cribb, P.J. (2023). Flore des Mascareignes 170(1): 1-340. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • 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.
  • Whistler, W.A. (2022). Flora of Samoa Flowering Plants: 1-930. National Tropical Botanicl Garden. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
  • 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.

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.
  • Hermans, J. & Cribb, P.J. (2023). Flore des Mascareignes 170(1): 1-340. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • 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.
  • Ormerod, P., Kurzweil, H. & Watthana, S. (2021). Annotated List of Orchidaceae for Myanmar. Phytotaxa 481: 1-262.
  • Sone, J. & Cribb, P. (2017). Lady Tankerville's Legacy: 1-278. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Griffith, W. [5292] Burma K000974265 Type Yes
Sands, M.J.S. [404] Indonesia K:SPC-00900.048 No
Guy Madagascar K:SPC-60954.000 No
Dickson; Payton [MD108] Indonesia K:SPC-49851.000 No
Guile, D.P.M. [2062] Hong Kong K001392150 No
Sands, M.J.S. [802] Papua New Guinea K:SPC-00900.047 No
Hermans, J.; Hermans, H. [5388] K:SPC-64478.000 No
Guile, D.P.M. [4670] Hong Kong K001392128 No
Wickison, S. [209] Solomon Islands K:SPC-53030.000 No
Barretto, G. India K:SPC-70234.000 No
Guile, D.P.M. [5638] Hong Kong K001392129 No
Guile, D.P.M. [2063] Hong Kong K001392151 No
Sands, M.J.S. [276] Indonesia K:SPC-07710.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images