Distribution of orchid species

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This page lists orchid species according to their respective distribution range.


Africa only[edit]

China only, including Taiwan and Hainan[edit]

Northeast China only[edit]

Tibet, Southwest, South-Central China only[edit]

  • Paphiopedilum emersonii (SE. Yunnan, S. Guizhou, Guangxi)
  • Paphiopedilum emersonii f. luteum (SE. Yunnan)
  • Paphiopedilum hirsutissimum var. chiwuanum (Yunnan)
  • Paphiopedilum malipoense var. angustatum (Yunnan)
  • Paphiopedilum malipoense f. concolor (Yunnan)
  • Paphiopedilum purpuratum (S.China to Hainan)
  • Paphiopedilum purpuratum var. hainanense (Hainan)
  • Paphiopedilum purpuratum var. purpuratum (Yunnan, Hong Kong, Guangdong)

Taiwan only[edit]

China through Korea, Japan[edit]

China through Southeast Asia[edit]

Himalaya endemic[edit]

Southern India, Sri Lanka endemic[edit]

South Asia through Himalaya through China, including Hainan[edit]

South Asia through Himalaya to Southeast Asia, possibly Pacific Islands[edit]

Southeast Asia only[edit]

Continental Malaysia only[edit]

Indonesia only, including whole of Borneo[edit]

Borneo only[edit]

Dendrobium parthenium (Borneo)

Java endemic[edit]

Sulawesi endemics, Malukus endemics, and species endemic to both[edit]

Sumatra only[edit]

Species native to more than one of the following: Western Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Sulawesi, New Guinea, the Philippines and Taiwan[edit]

Philippines only[edit]

Thailand only[edit]

Vietnam only[edit]

Southeast Asia through New Guinea and Pacific Islands[edit]

Europe through Asia[edit]

New Guinea and adjacent islands only[edit]

New Guinea through Pacific Islands[edit]

Pacific Islands endemic[edit]

North America only[edit]

Pacific Coast only[edit]

Canadian Prairies only[edit]

Mexico endemics[edit]

Mexico through Central and South America endemics[edit]

Central America and Caribbean Islands[edit]

Central America and Caribbean Islands through South America[edit]

Pantropical South America endemics[edit]

includes all tropical regions in South America:

Andes endemics[edit]

includes portions of countries along the Andean cordillera: Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Bolivia.

Northern South America endemics[edit]

spans several of these entities: Venezuela, Guyana, French Guyana, and northern parts of Brazil, Peru, and Argentina.

Southern South America endemics[edit]

spans several of these entities: southern Brazil, and the countries Paraguay and Uruguay.

Bolivia only[edit]

Brazil endemics[edit]

Colombia endemics[edit]

Colombia through Ecuador[edit]

Ecuador only[edit]

Ecuador through Peru[edit]

Peru endemics[edit]

Other South America endemics[edit]

spans several South American countries and does not fit in any of the above:

Siberia only, or through Korea, Japan, and Alaska, or circumpolar[edit]