Peristylus tradescantiifolius (Rchb.f.) Kores

First published in Allertonia 5: 12 (1989)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Maluku to SW. Pacific. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, Fiji, Maluku, New Guinea, Queensland, Samoa, Solomon Is., Tonga, Vanuatu

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Cribb, P.J. & Whistler, W.A. (2011). The Orchids of Tonga, Niue, and the Cook islands. Lankesteriana 11: 96-177.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.
  • Plunkett, G.M., Ranker, T.A., Sam, C. & Balick, M.J. (2022). Towards a checklist of the vascular flora of Vanuatu. Candollea 77: 105-118.
  • Whistler, W.A. (2022). Flora of Samoa Flowering Plants: 1-930. National Tropical Botanicl Garden. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 26, 1986 Schlechter, F.R.R. [14669] Papua New Guinea Peristylus papuanus K000827025 Type Yes
Schlechter, F.R.R. [14484] Papua New Guinea Peristylus papuanus K000827026 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dennis, G. [2279] Solomon Islands Peristylus papuanus K:SPC-28866.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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