Bulbophyllum maxillare (Lindl.) Rchb.f.

First published in W.G.Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 248 (1861)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Nicobar Islands to N. Queensland. It is a pseudobulbous epiphyte or lithophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Borneo, Jawa, Malaya, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Alappatt, J.P. (2013). Bulbophyllum maxillare (Orchidaceae) - A new record for India from Andaman & Nicobar islands. Rheedea 23: 40-42.
  • Karthigeyan, K. & al. (2014). A review of the Orchid diversity of Andaman & Nicobar islands, India. Richardiana 15: 9-85.
  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.
  • Vermeulen, J. & O'Byrne, P. (2011). Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi: 1-247. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
  • Vermeulen, J., O'Byrne, P. & Lamb, A. (2015). Bulbophyllum of Borneo: 1-728. Nautural History Publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Bulbophyllum blumei.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Bulbophyllum blumei.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Karthigeyan, K. & al. (2014). A review of the Orchid diversity of Andaman & Nicobar islands, India. Richardiana 15: 9-85.
  • Vermeulen, J. & O'Byrne, P. (2011). Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi: 1-247. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2018 Cribb, P.; Campbell, J. [5107] Solomon Islands K:SPC-48667.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Papua New Guinea K:SPC-76692.000 No
Jul 1, 2003 Cruttwell, N.E.G. [595] Papua New Guinea Bulbophyllum ephippium K:SPC-30876.000 No
Jan 1, 2003 Carr, C.E. [K14] Malaysia Bulbophyllum ephippium K:SPC-10760.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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