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

Native to:

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

Thelymitra longifolia J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 26, 1983 Colenso, W. [s.n.], New Zealand K000827543
Melville, R. [5388], New Zealand 36854.000
Melville, R. [5431], New Zealand 36933.000
Forster [s.n.], New Zealand K000827540
Colenso, W. [s.n.], New Zealand K000827541
Colenso, W. [s.n.], New Zealand K000827542 holotype

First published in Char. Gen. Pl.: 98, t. 49 (1776)

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.
  • de Lange, P.J., Gardner, R.O., Sykes, W.R., Crowcroft, G.M., Cameron, E.K., Stalker, F., Christian, M.L. & Braggins, J.E. (2005). Vascular flora of Norfolk Island: some additions and taxonomic notes New Zealand Journal of Botany 43: 563-596.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • de Lange, P.J., Gardner, R.O., Sykes, W.R., Crowcroft, G.M., Cameron, E.K., Stalker, F., Christian, M.L. & Braggins, J.E. (2005). Vascular flora of Norfolk Island: some additions and taxonomic notes New Zealand Journal of Botany 43: 563-596.

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