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Kew Bulletin

, Volume 68, Issue 4, pp 679–681 | Cite as

A very odd little thing: Pennilabium hewittii (Orchidaceae)

  • André SchuitemanEmail author
Article

Summary

The misinterpreted Thrixspermum hewittii (based on Dendrocolla minima Ridl., non Blume) is transferred to Pennilabium. The species is still only known from the type collection from Sarawak and is here illustrated for the first time.

Key Words

Aeridinae Porphyrodesme Sarawak taxonomy 

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© The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HerbariumRoyal Botanic Gardens, KewRichmondUK

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