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This species is accepted, and its native range is Papua New Guinea to W. Pacific.

Native to:

Caroline Is., Fiji, New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Is.

Agrostophyllum megalurum Rchb.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 1999 Sands, M.J.S. [727], Papua New Guinea 2700.017
Mar 1, 1999 Wickison, S. [111], Solomon Is. 52090.000

First published in B.Seemann, Fl. Vit.: 296 (1868)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
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 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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