Decaisnina forsteriana (Schult. & Schult.f.) Barlow

First published in Austral. Nat. Univ. Publ. BG 3: 185 (1972)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is New Guinea (Louisiade Archipelago) to S. Pacific. It is a hemiparasitic epiphyte and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Cook Is., Fiji, Marquesas, New Guinea, Samoa, Society Is., Solomon Is., Tonga, Tubuai Is., Wallis-Futuna Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Kalkman, C. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flora Malesiana 13: 1-454. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hallé, N. (1980). Les Orchidees de Tubuai (archipel des Australes, Sud Polynesie), suivies d'un catalogue des plantes a fleurs et fougeres des iles Australes. Cahiers de l'Indo-Pacifique 2(3): 69-130.
  • Smith, A.C. (1985). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 3: 1-758. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 2008 Tim Flynn [6982], Cook Is. K000549076 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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