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This species is accepted, and its native range is New Zealand.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Antipodean Is., Chatham Is., New Zealand North, New Zealand South

Prasophyllum colensoi Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 4, 1991 Colenso, W. [1848], New Zealand K000827768 paralectotype
Oct 4, 1991 Colenso, W. [1948], New Zealand K000827770 paralectotype
Oct 4, 1991 Colenso, W. [912], New Zealand K000827769 lectotype
Melville, R. [5502], New Zealand 36935.000
Melville, R. [6124], New Zealand 36969.000
Melville, R. [6325], New Zealand 36979.000
Cooper, D. [10], New Zealand 43101.000
Australia 44204.000 syntype
Monro, D. [94], New Zealand K000827771

First published in Fl. Nov.-Zel. 1: 241 (1853)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • St George, I. (2008). The New Zealand Orchis, The editor's annual list:2008 The New Zealand Native Orchids 110: 8-19.

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