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This species is accepted, and its native range is Japan (Islands off Kyushu), China (SW. Yunnan) to Tropical Asia and N. Australia.
Apostasia wallichii

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Hainan, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Apostasia wallichii R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 2013 James, S.A. [SAJ 0972], Papua New Guinea K000342158
Dec 1, 1969 Wallich, N. [4448], Nepal K000077975 lectotype
Dec 1, 1969 Schlechter, F.R.R. [13871], Papua New Guinea K000077982 isolectotype
Dec 1, 1969 Barber [s.n.], Sabah K000077995 lectotype
Dec 1, 1969 Barber [s.n.], Sabah K000077996 isolectotype
Dec 1, 1969 Motely, J. [95], Sabah K000077997 syntype
Mar 1, 1969 Mueller, F.J.H.von [s.n.], Queensland K000077983 isolectotype
Mar 1, 1969 Nepal K000363678 isotype
Mar 1, 1969 s.coll. [s.n.], Assam K000363682
Mar 1, 1969 Kerr, A.F.G. [0526], Thailand K000595653
Mar 1, 1969 Kerr, A.F.G. [033], Thailand K000595656
Mar 1, 1969 Kerr, A.F.G. [1274], Thailand K000595657
Mar 1, 1969 Kerr, A.F.G. [0851], Thailand K000595660
Mar 1, 1969 Kerr, A.F.G. [6851], Thailand K000595664
Mar 1, 1969 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000595662
Mar 1, 1969 Kerr, A.F.G. [033], Thailand K000595663
Mar 1, 1969 Kerr, A.F.G. [3698], Thailand K000595665
Mar 1, 1969 Mueller, F.J.H.von [s.n.], Queensland K000796352
Mar 1, 1969 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000595661
Mar 1, 1969 Kerr, A.F.G. [0621], Thailand K000595654
Mar 1, 1969 Kerr, A.F.G. [1274], Thailand K000595655
Dockwill, A.W., Australia 24812.000
Malaysia 26490.000
Cribb, P.J. [529], Indonesia 44978.000
Cribb, P.J., Australia 47731.000
Lamb, A. [AL 803/87], Malaysia 52139.000
Korthals [s.n.], Borneo K000077981
Majawat et al. [132958], Sabah K000395531
Jamirus, J. [JJ76], Sabah K000395543
Gray, B. [08453], Australia K000718503
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4448], Nepal K001039033
James, S.A. [SAJ 0844], Papua New Guinea K000342149
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4448], Nepal K001039032 Unknown type material
Ong, P.T. [FRI 71066], Peninsular Malaysia K000342058

First published in N.Wallich, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 1: 75 (1830)

Accepted by

  • Averyanov, L. (2008). The orchids of Vietnam illustrated survey part 1 Subfamilies Apostasioideae, Cyprioedioideae and Spiranthoideae Turczaninowia 11(1): 5-168.
  • 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.
  • Khanam, M. & al. (2001). Our present knowledge on the Terrestrial Orchidaceae Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 8(2): 35-49.
  • Kocyan, A. (2010). Apostasioideae - The least known Orchid subfamily Malesian Orchid Journal 5: 125-138.
  • 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.
  • Sumathi, R., Karthigeyan, K. & Jayanthi, J. (2013). New records of orchids from Sadle Peak national park (North Andaman) Andaman & Nicobar islands Indian Journal of Forestry 36: 135-138.
  • Teck, O.P. (2013). Flora of Peninsular Malaysia - Apostasioideae Malesian Orchid Journal 12: 93-116.
  • 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.

Not accepted by

  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo. [Cited as Apostasia nipponica.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Khanam, M. & al. (2001). Our present knowledge on the Terrestrial Orchidaceae Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 8(2): 35-49.
  • Sumathi, R., Karthigeyan, K. & Jayanthi, J. (2013). New records of orchids from Sadle Peak national park (North Andaman) Andaman & Nicobar islands Indian Journal of Forestry 36: 135-138.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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