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

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.
  • 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?
Ornithochilus difformis 10380.000 No
Ornithochilus difformis 13763.000 No
India Ornithochilus difformis 24999.000 No
Omkoi, S.O. [5100], Thailand Ornithochilus difformis 25483.000 No
Thailand Ornithochilus difformis 48146.000 No
de Vogel, E. [9143], Malaysia Ornithochilus difformis 56789.000 No
Ornithochilus difformis 8390.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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