Phalaenopsis difformis (Wall. ex Lindl.) Kocyan & Schuit.

First published in Phytotaxa 161: 67 (2014)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Himalaya to S. China and W. Malesia. It is an epiphyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

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

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.
  • Liu, Z.J., Wang, J.Y., Gruss, O. & Siren, L. (2021). The Genus Phalaenopsis in World: 1-493. Higher Education Press.
  • Ormerod, P., Kurzweil, H. & Watthana, S. (2021). Annotated List of Orchidaceae for Myanmar. Phytotaxa 481: 1-262.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
de Vogel, E.; Cribb, P. [9143] Malaysia Ornithochilus difformis K:SPC-56789.000 No
Ornithochilus difformis K:SPC-13763.000 No
Ornithochilus difformis K:SPC-08390.000 No
Ornithochilus difformis K:SPC-10380.000 No
Shim, P.S. [SPS 1] Ornithochilus difformis K:SPC-49096.000 No
Thailand Ornithochilus difformis K:SPC-48146.000 No
Lamb, A.; Jukian, J. [AL 4/82] Ornithochilus difformis K:SPC-46682.000 Holotype No
India Ornithochilus difformis K:SPC-24999.000 No
Omkoi, S.O. [5100] Thailand Ornithochilus difformis K:SPC-25483.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images