Didymoplexis pallens Griff.

First published in Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. 4: t. 17 (1844)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Afghanistan to SW. Pacific. It is a holomycotrophic rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, China Southeast, Christmas I., East Himalaya, India, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Niue, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Australia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Averyanov, L.V. & Averyanova, A.L. (2003). Updated Checklist of the Orchids of Vietnam: 1-101. Vietnam National University Publishing House, Hanoi.
  • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2016). New and rare orchids (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Cambodia and Laos. Turczaninowia 19: 5-58.
  • 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.
  • 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. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hsu, T.C. & Chung, S.W. (2007). Didymoplexis micradenia: a newly recorded orchid (Orchidaceae) in Taiwan. Taiwania 52: 360-364.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Khanam, M. & al. (2001). Our present knowledge on the Terrestrial Orchidaceae. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 8(2): 35-49.
  • 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.
  • Misra, S. (2004). Orchids of Orissa: 1-774. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.
  • Pedersen, H.Æ. & al. (2014). Flora of Thailand 12(2): 303-670. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Rai, S.K., Shrestha, M.R., Maden, K. & Shakya, L.R. (2007). Didymoplexis pallens Griffith (Orchidaceae): A new record for Nepal. Pleione 1(2): 55-56.
  • Silveira, P., Schuiteman, A., Vermeulen, J.J., Sousa, A.J., Silva, H., Paiva, J. & De Vogel, E. (2008). The orchids of Timor: checklist and conservation status. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 157: 197-215.
  • 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. & Averyanova, A.L. (2003). Updated Checklist of the Orchids of Vietnam: 1-101. Vietnam National University Publishing House, Hanoi.
  • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2016). New and rare orchids (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Cambodia and Laos. Turczaninowia 19: 5-58.
  • Hsu, T.C. & Chung, S.W. (2007). Didymoplexis micradenia: a newly recorded orchid (Orchidaceae) in Taiwan. Taiwania 52: 360-364.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Khanam, M. & al. (2001). Our present knowledge on the Terrestrial Orchidaceae. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 8(2): 35-49.
  • Misra, S. (2004). Orchids of Orissa: 1-774. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Rai, S.K., Shrestha, M.R., Maden, K. & Shakya, L.R. (2007). Didymoplexis pallens Griffith (Orchidaceae): A new record for Nepal. Pleione 1(2): 55-56.
  • Silveira, P., Schuiteman, A., Vermeulen, J.J., Sousa, A.J., Silva, H., Paiva, J. & De Vogel, E. (2008). The orchids of Timor: checklist and conservation status. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 157: 197-215.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 12, 1975 Kerr, A.F.G. [0409A], Thailand K000595859 No
Mar 12, 1975 Kerr, A.F.G. [0347], Thailand K000595860 No
Mar 12, 1975 Kerr, A.F.G. [0505], Thailand K000595861 No
Mar 12, 1975 Kerr, A.F.G. [0409B], Thailand K000595858 No
Jun 9, 1927 Wight, R. [s.n.], India K000387608 Unknown type material Yes
Cumberlege [785], Thailand 26393.000 No
Lavarack, P.S., Australia 36337.000 No
Lavarack, P.S., Australia 36366.000 No
Gogoi, P., India 40617.000 No
Coode, M. [Coode 5546 w], Philippines 51071.000 No
Cribb, P. [6011], Solomon Is. 53473.000 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000595862 No

Sources

  • 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