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This species is accepted, and its native range is Uttarakhand to China (S. Yunnan, W. Guangxi) and N. Sumatera.
Vanda pumila

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Vanda pumila Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Trudelia pumila 10485.000
Thailand Trudelia pumila 39986.000

First published in Fl. Brit. India 6: 53 (1890)

Accepted by

  • De, A. & Hajra, P.K. (2004). Taxonomic study of the genus Vanda (sensu lato) in India The Journal of the Orchid Society of India 18: 25-40.
  • Deb, C.R. & Imchen, T. (2008). Orchid Diversity of Nagaland: 1-288. SciChem Publishing House, Udaipur, India.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Not accepted by

  • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2016). New and rare orchids (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Cambodia and Laos Turczaninowia 19: 5-58. [Cited as Vanda flavobrunnea.]
  • Roberts, D.L., Gardiner, L.M. & Motes, M. (2007). Vanda flavobrunnea, a new name for V. pumila, and two other enigmatic species of Vanda The Orchid Review 115: 316-319. [Cited as Vanda flavobrunnea.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • De, A. & Hajra, P.K. (2004). Taxonomic study of the genus Vanda (sensu lato) in India The Journal of the Orchid Society of India 18: 25-40.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0