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This species is accepted, and its native range is Peninsula Thailand to W. Malesia and Philippines.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo, Jawa, Malaya, Philippines, Sumatera, Thailand

Renanthera elongata (Blume) Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1998 Yong, R. [45], Malaysia 70759.000
Malaysia 31449.000
Cheang, K.C., Malaysia 31989.000
Gailer, J.W., Malaysia 39259.000
Lamb, A. [AL 74/83] 48485.000
Carr, C.E. [K152], Malaysia 8421.000
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7309], Singapore Saccolabium reflexum K001127150

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 218 (1833)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Rice, R. (2008). Renanthera of Borneo Malesian Orchid Journal 1: 71-76.

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