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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Apostasia Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Cribb, P. [A.O.F. 50], Australia 48479.000
Thomas, S.A. [191], Brunei 56773.000

First published in Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 423 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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