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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. India to Taiwan and New Guinea.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Borneo, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Malaya, Maluku, Nepal, New Guinea, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Ania penangiana (Hook.f.) Summerh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1991 Pantling, R. [204], India K000387853 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1991 Kerr, A.F.G. [364], Thailand K000596186
Jan 1, 1991 Pantling, R. [204], India K000387852 isotype
Jan 1, 1991 Kerr, A.F.G. [0758], Thailand K000596188
Jan 1, 1991 Kerr, A.F.G. [0128], Thailand K000596187
Jan 1, 1990 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000596190
Jan 1, 1990 Kerr, A.F.G. [214], Thailand K000596192 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1990 Kerr, A.F.G. [0689], Thailand K000596189
Jan 1, 1990 Kerr, A.F.G. [214], Thailand K000596191 Unknown type material
24797.000
24806.000
Cumberlege [783], Thailand 25892.000
Cheang, K.C., Malaysia 31568.000
Gailer, J.W. 37143.000
Menzies, D. [351], Thailand 51059.000
Vietnam 51192.000
Comber, J.B. [1773], Thailand 53619.000
May 1, 1991 Gibbs, L.S. [3958], Borneo Ania borneensis K000079401 Unknown type material
Lamb, A. [AL 321/85], Malaysia Ania borneensis 49354.000
Lamb, A. [AL 321/85], Malaysia Ania borneensis 50311.000
Maingay, A.C. [164], Malaysia Tainia penangiana K000974259 Unknown type material

First published in Bot. Mag. 161: t. 9553 (1939)

Accepted by

  • Bhandri, P. & al. (2020). Three new records of orchids from Nepal The Journal of Japanese Botany 95: 41-46.
  • 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.
  • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.
  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.

Not accepted by

  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. [Cited as Tainia penangiana.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bhandri, P. & al. (2020). Three new records of orchids from Nepal The Journal of Japanese Botany 95: 41-46.
  • Dalström, S., Gyeltshen, C. & Gyeltshen, N. (eds.) (2017). A Century of new orchid records in Bhutan: 1-210. National Biodiversity Centre, Thimphu.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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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