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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Japan, Malaya, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Aphyllorchis montana Rchb.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 12, 2017 James, S.A. et al. [SAJ068], Papua New Guinea K000342235
Nov 15, 2002 Dorji, Y. [77], Bhutan 62646.000
May 1, 1981 Prain, D. [68], India K000387570 Unknown type material
Thailand 27573.000
Sri Lanka 42680.000
Hansen, C. [334] 44215.000
Lamb, A., Malaysia 47595.000
Wood, J.J. [622], Malaysia 50239.000
Lamb, A. [1436], Malaysia 56793.000
Harsuth [s.n], India K000387565 Unknown type material
Pantling, R. [462], India K000387567 Unknown type material
Pantling, R. [462], India K000387568 Unknown type material
s.coll. [3189], Sri Lanka K000387569 Unknown type material
Kerr, A.F.G. [346], Thailand K000942662
s.coll. [s.n.], Sri Lanka K000942661
Ramsukh [23000], India K000387566 Unknown type material

First published in Linnaea 41: 57 (1876)

Accepted by

  • Averyanov, L.V. (2011). The orchids of Vietnam illustrated survey. Part 3. Subfamily Epidendroideae (primitive tribes - Neottieae, Vanilleae, Gastrodieae, Nervilieae) Turczaninowia 14(2): 15-100.
  • 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.
  • Manilal, K.S. & Kumar, C.S. (eds.) (2004). Orchid Memories A tribute to Gunnar Seidenfaden: 1-265. Mentor Books, Calicut.
  • Pedersen, H.Æ. & al. (2014). Flora of Thailand 12(2): 303-670. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Sittisujjatham, S. (2006). Wild Orchid of Thailand 1: 1-495. Amarin.
  • 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.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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