Cymbidium aloifolium (L.) Sw.

First published in Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 6: 73 (1799)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Himalaya to W. Malesia. It is a pseudobulbous epiphyte or lithophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2018). New and rare orchid species (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Cambodia and Laos. Novosti Sistematiki Vysshikh Rastenii 49: 24-41.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Jalal, J.S. & Jayanthi, J. (2015). An annotated checklist of the orchids of western himalaya, India. Lankesteriana 15: 7-50.
  • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.
  • Misra, S. (2004). Orchids of Orissa: 1-774. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Pedersen, H.Æ. & al. (2014). Flora of Thailand 12(2): 303-670. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Raskoti, B.B. (2009). The Orchids of Nepal: 1-252. Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti and Rita Ale.
  • Sittisujjatham, S. (2006). Wild Orchid of Thailand 1: 1-495. Amarin.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2016). New and rare orchids (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Cambodia and Laos. Turczaninowia 19: 5-58.
  • Jalal, J.S. & Jayanthi, J. (2015). An annotated checklist of the orchids of western himalaya, India. Lankesteriana 15: 7-50.
  • Misra, S. (2004). Orchids of Orissa: 1-774. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 1, 1986 Pantling, R. [268], Sikkim K000891138 isolectotype Yes
Sep 1, 1986 Pantling, R. [268], Sikkim K000891137 lectotype Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] 12842.000 No
12859.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom 14536.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] 14976.000 No
14977.000 No
24844.000 No
Cumberlege [751], Thailand 25092.000 No
Barnwell, S., India 37731.000 No
Thailand 40066.000 No
Thailand 41277.000 No
Tessier-Yandell [T-Y 15] 41332.000 No
Menzies, D. [113], Thailand 45061.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [150], Hong Kong 45683.000 No
Menzies, D. [112], Thailand 46664.000 No
Menzies, D. [262], Thailand 47252.000 No
Menzies, D. [335], Thailand 47257.000 No
Easton 47502.000 No
Tessier-Yandel [16], India 47902.000 No
Henry, T [(Henry in) B], Hong Kong 47912.000 No
48794.000 No
Myanmar 51311.000 No
Bertsch, W. [s.n.], Thailand 53958.000 No
Thailand 53959.000 No
Coultans, B., China 56072.000 No
619.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [ASBK ?], China 70727.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 7352] K001127215 Yes
s.coll. [7352] K000853000 lectotype Yes
Cuming, H. [s.n.], Philippines K000857137 holotype Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7352], Myanmar K001127217 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] 78084.000 No
Porter, G. [Cat. no. 7352], Malaysia K001127216 Yes
Philcox, D. [6147], Guyana Epidendrum pendulum 36163.000 No
Cymbidium pendulum 12858.000 No

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0