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This species is accepted, and its native range is New Guinea to Vanuatu.

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, New Guinea, Solomon Is., Vanuatu

Dendrobium prostheciglossum Schltr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mitchell [56], Solomon Is. 54878.000
Milliken, W. [1198], Indonesia 59712.000
Schlechter, F.R.R. [18174], Papua New Guinea K001085325
Schlechter, F.R.R. [18174], Papua New Guinea K001085326

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1: 555 (1912)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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