Liparis elegans Lindl.
  • Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 30 (1830) 

Notes: Distribution: Nicobar Is. to SW. Pacific

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Asia-Tropical Indo-China Andaman Is.
  • Nicobar Is.
  • Thailand
  • Malesia Borneo
  • Jawa
  • Malaya
  • Philippines
  • Sumatera
  • Papuasia New Guinea
  • Solomon Is.
  • Pacific Southwestern Pacific Fiji
  • New Caledonia
  • Samoa
  • Tonga
  • Vanuatu


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  • 2 Cribb, P.J. & Whistler, W.A. (2011). The Orchids of Tonga, Niue, and the Cook islands. Lankesteriana 11: 96-177.
  • 3 Wood, J.J., Beaman, T.E., Lamb, A., Lun, C.C. & Beaman, J.H. (2011). The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu 2: 1-726. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
  • 4 Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • 5 Jayanthi, J., Sumathi, R., Karthigeyan, K. & Sreekumar, P.V. (2006). Liparis elegans Lindl. (Orchidaceae) - A new report to India from Great Nicobar biosphere reserve. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 30: 195-197.
  • 6 Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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