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This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. India, Sri Lanka.
Vanda thwaitesii

Native to:

India

Extinct in:

Sri Lanka

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Augustine, J. [15083], India 59877.000

First published in H.Trimen, Handb. Fl. Ceylon 4: 193 (1898)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • 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.

Literature

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).

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.
  • 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.

Aeridinae: e-monocot.org
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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