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Orchid Species: Phaius tankervilleae

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Phaius tankervilleae is an orchid species identified by (Banks) Blume in 1856.
Genus
Phaius (Phaius.)
Grex
tankervilleae
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Banks) Blume
Year
1856
ORIGIN: This large, terrestrial species is a hot to warm growing native of Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Xizang and Yunnan provinces of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the Pacific Islands, Malaysia and Indonesia at elevations up to 1300 meters in lower montane woods and in grasslands in moist depressions with black soil.

DESCRIPTION: Contraceptive.

FLOWER SIZE: 4 1/2 inches [11.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Phaius Phaius antoninae 2011 P.Balzer
Add+ Phaius Phaius bernaysii 1873 F.Muell. ex Rchb.f.
Add+ Phaius Phaius australis 1858 F.Muell.
Add+ Phaius Phaius baolocensis 2012 Duy, Tao Chen & D.X.Zhang
Add+ Phaius Phaius blumei 1831 Lindl.
Add+ Phaius Phaius grandifolius 1831 Lindl. ex Wall.
Add+ Calanthe Cal bachmaensis 1950 Gagnep.
Add+ Limodorum Limo incarvillei 1807 Pers.
Add+ Limodorum Limo spectabile 1796 Salisb.
Add+ Phaius Phaius carronii 1860 F.Muell.
Add+ Phaius Phaius giganteous [Baker]
Add+ Phaius Phaius giganteus 1882 Hemsl.
Add+ Phaius Phaius incarvillei 1891 (Pers.) Kuntze
Add+ Phaius Phaius leucophaeus 1864 F.Muell.
Add+ Phaius Phaius leucophoeus [Baker]
Add+ Phaius Phaius oweniae 1894 Sander
Add+ Phaius Phaius sinensis 1913 Rolfe
Add+ Phaius Phaius tankervilliae
Add+ Phaius Phaius veratrifolius 1840 (Roxb.) Lindl.
Add+ Tankervillia Tankervillia cantoniensis 1829 Link
Add+ Bletia Bletia tankervilleae 1817 (Banks) R.Br.
Add+ Limodorum Limo tankervilleae 1788 Banks
Add+ Pachyne Pachyne spectabilis 1812 (Salisb.) Salisb.
Add+ Limodorum Limo tancarvilleae 1789 L'Hér.
Add+ Phaius Phaius berneysii 1873 W.Bull
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