The genus <i>Corybas</i> in Vietnam, with two new records


  • Vuong Ba Truong Institute of Tropical Biology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 85 Tran Quoc Toan, Dist.3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Van Canh Nguyen Institute of Applied Technology, Thu Dau Mot University, No. 6 Tran Van On Street, Phu Hoa Ward, Thu Dau Mot City, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam
  • Paul Ormerod P.O. Box 8210, Cairns 4870, Queensland, Australia
  • Quang Cuong Truong Bidoup, Nui Ba National Park, 5e Tran Hung Dao, Da Lat, Lâm Đồng Province, Vietnam
  • Van Tan Chu Center for Rescue and Conservation of Organism, Sa Pa District, Lao Cai Province, Vietnam
  • Pankaj Kumar Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden, Lam Kam Road, Lam Tsuen, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong S.A.R., P. R. China



An overview of the orchid genus Corybas in Vietnam is presented. It was known to be represented by a single species, C. annamensis. In this article, we report two new records, C. himalaicus, and C. geminigibbus. Detailed descriptions, synonyms, type data, information on ecology and phenology, distribution and color plates are provided for all three species along with the key to their identification.

Key Words: Corybas annamensis, Corybas geminigibbus, Corybas himalaicus, Orchidaceae, Orchidoideae


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Truong, V. B., Nguyen, V. C., Ormerod, P., Truong, Q. C., Chu, V. T., & Kumar, P. (2020). The genus &lt;i&gt;Corybas&lt;/i&gt; in Vietnam, with two new records. Lankesteriana: International Journal on Orchidology, 20(1), 49–55.