Pomatocalpa diffusum Breda

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Asclep. 4: t. 16 (1830)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Peninsula Thailand to Malesia. It is a epiphytic subshrub and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Borneo, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Watthana, S. (2006). The Pomatocalpa maculosum complex (Orchidaceae) resolved by multivariate morphometric analysis. Taiwania 51: 1-10.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Van Steenis-Kruseman, M.J. & Veldkamp, J.F. (1991). VIII. Van Breda's Genera et Species Orchidearum Fasc. IIII effectively published. Flora Malesiana Bulletin 10: 331-334. [Cited as Pomatocalpa latifolium.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Julius, A. et al. [FRI 56283], Peninsular Malaysia K000718472 No
Cuming, H. [s.n.], Philippines Cleisostoma latifolium K000334621 No
Mar 1, 2012 Yong, R. [40], Sarawak Pomatocalpa latifolium K000718578 No
Malaysia Pomatocalpa latifolium 31520.000 No
Lamb, A. [AL1151/89], Malaysia Pomatocalpa latifolium 55333.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. 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 2022. 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