Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Philippine Ground Orchid Spathoglottis plicata

Classification

Orchidaceae [family]
Spathoglottis [genus] (1)
plicata [species]

Classification

Orchidaceae [family]
Spathoglottis [genus] (1)
plicata [species]

Presence

Recorded on Saba
Presence status Introduced (2) - Saba
Natural distribution
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Distribution description Native to Pacific, Asia-Temperate, Asia-Tropical and Queensland.
    Notes on presence status Introduced as garden plants.

    Publications

    • Boeken, M. 2014. Saba en zijn orchideeën. Orchideeën 75(5): 100-117.
    • Feldmann, P. 2012. Révision et mise à jour taxonomique de la liste et de la distribution des orchidées des Petites Antilles. L'Orchidophile 193: 109-127.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]