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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: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50114379
Name Verified on: 16-Feb-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:


    • CHINA: China (s.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.e.), Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia

    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (n.)

    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia


  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1967-. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances. Note: lists as "tancarvilleae"
  2. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  3. Clements, M. A. 1989. Catalogue of Australian Orchidaceae. Austral. Orchid Res. 1:104. Note: lists as "tancarvilleae"
  4. Cribb, P. et al. 2005. Phaius tankervilleae and P. wallichii (Orchidaceae), a pair of confused species. Kew Bull. 59:547-554. Note: lists as "tankervilleae"
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. Note: lists as "tancarvilleae"
  6. Garay, L. A. & H. R. Sweet. 1974. Orchids of the southern Ryukyus Note: lists as "tankervilleae"
  7. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. Note: lists as "tancarvilleae"
  8. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  9. Lewis, B. & P. Cribb. 1989. Orchids of Vanuatu. Note: lists as "tankervilleae"
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: lists as "tankervilliae"
  11. Mabberley, D. J. 2011. A note on some adulatory botanical plates distributed by Sir Joseph Banks. Kew Bull. 65:475-477. Note: lists as "tankervilleae"
  12. Seidenfaden, G. 1986. Orchid genera in Thailand: 13. Thirty-three epidendroid genera. Opera Bot. 89:43. Note: lists as "tankervilleae"
  13. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova. Note: lists as "tankarvilleae"
  14. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora. Note: lists as "tankervilleae"

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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=27508. Accessed 19 July 2019.