Vanda hindsii

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Vanda hindsii


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Vandeae
Subtribus: Aeridinae
Genus: Vanda
Sectio: Vanda sect. Deltoglossae
Species: Vanda hindsii


Vanda hindsii Lindl., London J. Bot. 2: 237 (1843).

  • Type locality: New Guinea.
  • Holotype: Hinds, s.n., K, K000079519.


  • Heterotypic
    • Vanda truncata J.J.Sm., Bull. Dép. Agric. Indes Néerl. 19: 38 (1908).
    • Vanda whiteana D.A.Herb. & S.T.Blake, Queensland Naturalist 14: 57 (1951).
      • Type locality: Queensland, Cook District, Near Coen.
      • Holotype: 4th November 1950, L. J. Wassell s.n., BRI, BRI AQ0312017.


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Papuasia
      • Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands.
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • Queensland.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Lindley, J. 1843. Enumeration of plants collected by R.B.Hinds, Esq., and by Mr.Barclay in the Feejee islands, Tanna, New Ireland and New Guinea; to which are added a few species gathered in Amboina by Mr.Barclay. London Journal of Botany 2: 211–240.

Additional references[edit]

  • Smith, J.J. 1908. Vorlaeufige Beschreibungen neuer papuanischer Orchideen. Bulletin du Departement de l'Agriculture aux Indes Neerlandaises 19: 1–39.
  • Herbert, D.A. & Blake, S.T. 1951. A new Orchid from North Queensland. The Queensland Naturalist 14: 57–60.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Native strap orchid

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