Vanda thwaitesii Hook.f.

First published in H.Trimen, Handb. Fl. Ceylon 4: 193 (1898)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Sri Lanka. It is an epiphytic subshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Extinct in:

Sri Lanka

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Christenhusz, M. & Govaerts, R. (2023). Uitgestorven. Op plantenjacht rond de wereld: 1-511. Sterck & De Vreese.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kumar, C.S., Kumar, O.C.S. & George, E. (2006). Rediscovery of Robert Wight's Vanda wightii Rchb. f. (Orchidaceae). Rheedea 16: 49-54.
  • Motes, M.R. (2021). The Natural Genus Vanda. A Monograph: 1-359. Redland press, Florda, USA.
  • Sharlef, M.U. & Murthy, G.V.S. (2011). Vanda thwaitesii Hook. f. Orchidaceae - a first record for Tamil Nadu. The Journal of the Orchid Society of India 25: 87-88.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ranasinghe, S. & al. (2020). The national red list 2020 - Conservation status of the flora of Sri Lanka: 1-254. Biodiversity secretariat, Ministry of environment and the national herbarium.

Aeridinae: e-monocot.org

  • Trimen, H. 30. Vanda. 3. V. thwaitesii. Hand-book to the Flora of Ceylon, Containing Descriptions of all the Species of Flowering Plants Indigenous to the Island, and Notes on Their History, Distribution, and Uses. London 4, (1898).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Augustine, J. [15083] India K:SPC-59877.000 No

Sources

  • Aeridinae: e-monocot.org

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