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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Sri Lanka, Malesia to SW. Pacific.

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Fiji, Jawa, Malaya, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Vanuatu, Vietnam

Octarrhena Thwaites appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Milliken, W. [1164], Indonesia 60016.000

First published in Enum. Pl. Zeyl.: 305 (1861)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006). Epidendroideae (Part One) Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

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