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This species is accepted, and its native range is Papua New Guinea to S. Pacific.

Native to:

Cook Is., Fiji, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Niue, Queensland, Society Is., Solomon Is., Tubuai Is., Vanuatu

Trachoma papuanum (Schltr.) M.A.Clem., J.J.Wood & D.L.Jones appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Docknill, A.W., Australia Trachoma subluteum 24780.000
Cribb, P. [1824] Tuberolabium papuanum 44331.000
Sprunger, S. [215], New Caledonia Tuberolabium papuanum 50594.000
Lewis, B. [204], Vanuatu Tuberolabium papuanum 55381.000

First published in Austral. Orchid Res. 1: 145 (1989)

Accepted by

  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Parapteroceras papuanum.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Cribb, P.J. & Whistler, W.A. (2011). The Orchids of Tonga, Niue, and the Cook islands Lankesteriana 11: 96-177.
  • Margonska, H.B. & Szlachetko, D.L. (2010). Orchidaceae of Tahiti, French Polynesia: 1-139. Gdansk University Press.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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