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Taxon: Phaius tancarvilleae (Banks ex L’Hér.) Blume

Genus: Phaius
Family: Orchidaceae subfamily: Epidendroideae tribe: Collabieae
Nomen number: 27508
Place of publication: Mus. bot. 2:177. 1856 "tankervillii"
Name verified on: 16-Feb-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 04-May-2007
No species priority site assigned.



Species on the following lists:

Common names:

Distributional range:

    China: China [s.]
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India [n.e.]; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea
    Australia: Australia [n.]
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia


  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1967–. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances. ["tancarvilleae"].
  • CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  • Clements, M. A. 1989. Catalogue of Australian Orchidaceae. Austral. Orchid Res. 1:104.
  • Cribb, P. et al. 2005. Phaius tankervilleae and P. wallichii (Orchidaceae), a pair of confused species. Kew Bull. 59:547–554. ["tankervilleae"].
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. ["tancarvilleae"].
  • Garay, L. A. & H. R. Sweet. 1974. Orchids of the southern Ryukyus. ["tankervilleae"].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. ["tancarvilleae"].
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Lewis, B. & P. Cribb. 1989. Orchids of Vanuatu. ["tankervilleae"].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. ["tankervilliae"].
  • Seidenfaden, G. 1986. Orchid genera in Thailand: 13. Thirty-three epidendroid genera. Opera Bot. 89:43. ["tankervilleae"].
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova. ["tankervilleae"].
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora. ["tankervilleae"].


Check other web resources for Phaius tancarvilleae (Banks ex L’Hér.) Blume:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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