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This species is accepted, and its native range is Borneo, Papua New Guinea.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo, New Guinea

Dimorphorchis breviscapa (J.J.Sm.) Kocyan & Schuit. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Cockburn, P.F. [84949], Malaysia Arachnis longicaulis K000220013 holotype
Jun 9, 2010 Schlechter, F.R.R. [18420], Papua New Guinea Arachnis breviscapa K000891485 Unknown type material
Apr 1, 1979 Hewitt, J. [s.n.], Sarawak Arachnis breviscapa K000891488
Bailes, C. [611], Malaysia Arachnis breviscapa 55574.000

First published in Phytotaxa 161: 64 (2014)

Accepted by

  • Cámara-Leret, R. & al. (2020). New Guinea has the world's richest island flora Nature; International weekly journal of science 584: 579-583.

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/
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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