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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Borneo, Maluku to Papuasia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Maluku, New Guinea, Solomon Is.

Grammatophyllum pantherinum Rchb.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [157], Solomon Is. K000891096
Dec 1, 1993 Takeuchi, W. [9285], Papua New Guinea Grammatophyllum papuanum K000970064
Waterhouse, J.H.L. [622], Solomon Is. Grammatophyllum cominsii 12871.000
New Guinea Grammatophyllum cominsii 14562.000
Grammatophyllum cominsii 22333.000

First published in Gard. Chron., n.s., 9: 788 (1878)

Accepted by

  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.
  • Yukawa, T., Kinoshita, A. & Tanaka, N. (2013). Molecular identification resolves taxonomic confusion in Grammatophyllum speciosum complex (Orchidaceae) Bulletin of the National Museum of Natature and Science, Tokyo, Series B (Botany) 39: 137-145.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Grammatophyllum speciosum.]
  • Pedersen, H.Æ. & al. (2014). Flora of Thailand 12(2): 303-670. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok. [Cited as Grammatophyllum speciosum.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Yukawa, T., Kinoshita, A. & Tanaka, N. (2013). Molecular identification resolves taxonomic confusion in Grammatophyllum speciosum complex (Orchidaceae) Bulletin of the National Museum of Natature and Science, Tokyo, Series B (Botany) 39: 137-145.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0