Ludisia discolor (Ker Gawl.) Blume

First published in Fl. Javae Nov. Ser.: 95 (1859)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. China to Sumatera and Philippines. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Philippines, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Averyanov, L. (2008). The orchids of Vietnam illustrated survey part 1 Subfamilies Apostasioideae, Cyprioedioideae and Spiranthoideae. Turczaninowia 11(1): 5-168.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Ormerod, P. (2004). Orchidaceous Additions to the Philippine Flora. Taiwania 49: 175-182.
  • Ormerod, P., Kurzweil, H. & Watthana, S. (2021). Annotated List of Orchidaceae for Myanmar. Phytotaxa 481: 1-262.
  • Pedersen, H.Æ., Kurzwell, H., Suddee, S. & Cribb, P.J. (2011). Flora of Thailand 12(1): 1-302. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • 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

  • Ormerod, P. (2004). Orchidaceous Additions to the Philippine Flora. Taiwania 49: 175-182.
  • 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?
Che, S. [80/66] Malaysia K:SPC-31567.000 No
Malaysia K:SPC-31468.000 No
Cheang, K.C. Malaysia K:SPC-31377.000 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7390] Malaysia Myoda rufescens K001127274 Unknown Type Material Yes
Haemaria discolor K:SPC-09688.000 No
Haemaria discolor K:SPC-20624.000 No
Haemaria discolor K:SPC-20623.000 No
Haemaria discolor K:SPC-20626.000 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • 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

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