Taxon: Phaius tankervilleae (Banks) Blume

Genus: Phaius
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Collabieae
Nomen number: 27508
Place of publication: Mus. bot. 2:177. 1856 "tankervillii"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Feb-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Jan-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan ; India ; Nepal ; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia ; Laos ; Myanmar ; Thailand ; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia ; Malaysia
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji ; New Caledonia


  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances. 1967- (F NCaled)
  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • 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.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Garay, L. A. & H. R. Sweet Orchids of the southern Ryukyus. 1974 (Orch SRyuk)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Lewis, B. & P. Cribb Orchids of Vanuatu. 1989 (Orch Vanuatu)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Mabberley, D. J. 2011. A note on some adulatory botanical plates distributed by Sir Joseph Banks Kew Bull. 65:475-477.
  • Seidenfaden, G. 1986. Orchid genera in Thailand: 13. Thirty-three epidendroid genera Opera Bot. 89:43.
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)


Check other web resources for Phaius tankervilleae (Banks) 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.