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This species is accepted, and its native range is Borneo (Sabah, Sarawak) to Philippines (Sulu Islands).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo, Philippines

Renanthera breviflora (Rchb.f.) R.Rice & J.J.Wood appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2003 Cribb, P., Malaysia 57992.000
Lamb, A.L. [80], Sabah K000891628 holotype

First published in Orchid Rev. 111(1254, Suppl.): 349 (2003)

Accepted by

  • Rice, R. (2008). Renanthera of Borneo Malesian Orchid Journal 1: 71-76.
  • 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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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