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This species is accepted, and its native range is New Guinea to Solomon Islands.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

New Guinea, Solomon Is.

Platylepis constricta (J.J.Sm.) J.J.Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Cribb, P.J., Solomon Is. Platylepis lamellata 49084.000
Schlechter, F.R.R. [18028], Papua New Guinea Platylepis lamellata K000079075 Unknown type material
Metcalfe, P., Solomon Is. Moerenhoutia lamellata 48658.000
Dickson, M. [131], Indonesia Moerenhoutia lamellata 57839.000

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 554 (1913)

Accepted by

  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.

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 Moerenhoutia constricta.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.

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