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

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Fiji, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Niue, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia

Geodorum densiflorum (Lam.) Schltr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 21, 1997 Cuming, H. [2107], Philippines K000890999 isotype
Nov 21, 1997 Brown, R. [5507], Australia K000890997 isotype
Nov 21, 1997 Cuming, H. [2107], Philippines K000890998
Nov 20, 1997 Lobb, T. [165], Jawa K000891001 holotype
Nov 19, 1997 Henry, A. [1137] K000891008 isosyntype
Nov 19, 1997 s.coll. [s.n.] K000891003 isotype
May 1, 1982 Kerr, A.F.G. [0171], Thailand K000597459
May 1, 1982 Kerr, A.F.G. [0999], Thailand K000597460
May 1, 1982 Kerr, A.F.G. [0843], Thailand K000597462
May 1, 1982 Kerr, A.F.G. [0843], Thailand K000597461
May 1, 1982 Kerr, A.F.G. [0999], Thailand K000597458
May 1, 1982 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000597457
Barreto, G., Hong Kong 35425.000
Luo Yi-bo et al., China 62155.000
Chase [14161], Thailand 71050.000
Lamb, A. [AL1529/92], Sabah 72870.000
Crosby, C.S. [246], Tonga K000890995
s.coll. [s.n.], Solomon Is. K000890996
Henry, A. [1137], Taiwan K000891006
Cuming, H. [2107], Philippines K000891000
Henry, A. [1375], Taiwan K000891007
Jan 1, 2008 Macrae, J. [69], Sri Lanka Dendrobium nutans K001089626 holotype
Loddiges [355], Kerala Dendrobium nutans K001089625 holotype
Porter, G. [2006], Peninsular Malaysia Dendrobium nutans K001089624 isotype
Thwaites, G.H.K. [156], Sri Lanka Dendrobium nutans K001089627
Geodorum appendiculatum 62074.000

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 4: 259 (1919)

Accepted by

  • Cribb, P.J. & Whistler, W.A. (2011). The Orchids of Tonga, Niue, and the Cook islands Lankesteriana 11: 96-177.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Jalal, J.S. & Jayanthi, J. (2015). An annotated checklist of the orchids of western himalaya, India Lankesteriana 15: 7-50.
  • 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.
  • Misra, S. (2004). Orchids of Orissa: 1-774. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Ormerod, P. & Kumar, C.S. (2003). Orchidaceous additions to the Flora of Burma (Myanmar) Rheedea 13: 43-50.
  • 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.
  • Rokaya, M.B. & al. (2013). An annotated checklist of the orchids of Nepal Nordic Journal of Botany 31: 511-550.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Yukawa, T., Kawaguchi, D., Mukai, A. & Komaki, Y. (2012). Discovery of Geodorum densiflorum (Orchidaceae) on the Ogasawara (Bonin) islands: A case of ongoing colonisation subsequent to long-distance dispersal Bulletin of the National Museum of Natature and Science, Tokyo, Series B (Botany) 38: 131-137.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jalal, J.S. & Jayanthi, J. (2015). An annotated checklist of the orchids of western himalaya, India Lankesteriana 15: 7-50.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rokaya, M.B. & al. (2013). An annotated checklist of the orchids of Nepal Nordic Journal of Botany 31: 511-550.
  • Yukawa, T., Kawaguchi, D., Mukai, A. & Komaki, Y. (2012). Discovery of Geodorum densiflorum (Orchidaceae) on the Ogasawara (Bonin) islands: A case of ongoing colonisation subsequent to long-distance dispersal Bulletin of the National Museum of Natature and Science, Tokyo, Series B (Botany) 38: 131-137.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0