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This species is accepted, and its native range is Lesser Sunda Islands (Tanimbar Islands), S. New Guinea to Queensland (N. & W. Cape York Peninsula).

Native to:

Lesser Sunda Is., New Guinea, Queensland

Introduced into:

Hawaii

Dendrobium bigibbum Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Australia 23119.000
6113.000
New Guinea 6803.000
Cribb, P. [20], Australia 50006.000
Coppinger [s.n.], Australia K000718809
Gray, B. [08095], Australia K000718494
Clarkson, J.R. [4453], Australia 48726.000
Hann, W. [151], Queensland K000881551
McArthur, W. [s.n.], Australia K000881550 Unknown type material
McArthur, W. [s.n.], Queensland K000881555
Hort. Veitch [s.n.], Australia K000718808
s.coll. [s.n.], Australia K000881549
s.coll. [s.n.], Australia K000881553
s.coll. [s.n.], Australia K000881554
s.coll. [s.n.], Australia K000881552
s.coll. [s.n.], Australia K000883984 Unknown type material

First published in Paxton's Fl. Gard. 3: 25 (1852)

Accepted by

  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.
  • Adams, P.B. (2015). Dendrobium bigibbum (sect. Phalaenanthe) in Australia - analysis of diagnostic characters, review of taxa and a new classification Kew Bulletin 70(16): 1-17.
  • Ackerman, J.D. (2012). Orchids gone wild. Discovering naturalized orchids in Hawaii Orchids; the Magazine of the American Orchid Society 81: 88-93.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ackerman, J.D. (2012). Orchids gone wild. Discovering naturalized orchids in Hawaii Orchids; the Magazine of the American Orchid Society 81: 88-93.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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/
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