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

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Fiji, Hainan, Hawaii, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Queensland, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Anoectochilus Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [1126], Papua New Guinea 30925.000
Barnes, E. [2102], India 9682.000

First published in Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 411 (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.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3: 1-358. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Wood, J.J. (2008). Anoectochilus of Mount Kinabalu Malesian Orchid Journal 1: 5-12.

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