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This species is accepted, and its native range is Iran to Central Asia, Tropical & Subtropical Asia.

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Neto, L.M., Miranda, M.R. & Cruz, D. Kew Bull (2011) 66: 155. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-011-9271-2

Morphology General Habit
Terrestrial herb, c. 13 cm tall, commonly caespitose
Morphology Stem
Stem erect, slender, dark-green, sometimes reddish
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 6, spirally arranged, sessile, with amplexicaul sheath, dark green, sometimes reddish
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a spike
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers with white sepals and petals and greenish yellow lip; dorsal sepal ovate, concave, apex acute; lateral sepals ovate, apex acute; petals lanceolate, subfalcate, apex acute; lip adnate to base of column, cymbiform, apex truncate, laterally dilated.
Distribution
Southeast and central Asia, northern Oceania; introduced into the Middle East, North America, United States, Hawaii, the Caribbean and Brazil.
Ecology
In Brazil, found within the Atlantic forest domain, in a transition between restinga (coastal forest) and dense evergreen forest; it was growing in sandy-clay soil; near sea level.
Conservation
Least Concern (LC) due to its widespread distribution.
Note
According to records from specimens in Northern Hemisphere herbaria, Zeuxine strateumatica flowers between December and February, but in Brazil it was observed in flower between June and July. Therefore it flowers in autumn-winter throughout its distribution.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Iran, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Alabama, Bahamas, Bermuda, Brazil Southeast, California, Cuba, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Jamaica, Louisiana, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, Texas

Zeuxine strateumatica (L.) Schltr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 1990 Godefroy, L. [412], Cambodia K000079063 Unknown type material
Jun 2, 1927 India K000387632 lectotype
Jun 2, 1927 Wight, R. [s.n], India K000387630 Unknown type material
Jun 2, 1927 s.coll. [s.n], India K000387631 Unknown type material
India 34112.000
India 34115.000
9711.000
Collenette, J.S. [9411], Saudi Arabia 59781.000
Stocks, J.E. [411], India K000387633 Unknown type material
Cooper, J. [s.n.], Bermuda 52407.000
Shyam Shahi, Nepal 60303.000
Wight, R. [s.n], India K000387629 Unknown type material
Ellerton Stocks [411], India K000387623 Unknown type material
Wallich, N. [s.n.], Bangladesh K000942797 isotype
Goldman, D. [3982], Florida K000718413
s.coll. [s.n.], India K000942798
s.coll. [Cat. no. 7392] Zeuxine sulcata K001127278
s.coll. [Cat. no. 7392] Zeuxine sulcata K001127279
s.coll. [Cat. no. 7392] Zeuxine sulcata K001127280

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 394 (1911)

Accepted by

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Ormerod, P. (2017). Checklist of Papuasian Orchids: 1-494. Nature & Travel Books, Australia.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Vij, S.P., Verma, J. & Kumar, C.S. (2013). Orchids of Himachal Pradesh: 1-275. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Ackerman, J.D. (2012). Orchids gone wild. Discovering naturalized orchids in Hawaii Orchids; the Magazine of the American Orchid Society 81: 88-93.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Rao, A.N. (2011). A review of the subfamily Spiranthoideae Dressler (Orchidaceae) in Arunachal Pradesh Bulletin of Arunachal Forest Research 27: 1-33.
  • Pedersen, H.Æ., Kurzwell, H., Suddee, S. & Cribb, P.J. (2011). Flora of Thailand 12(1): 1-302. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Averyanov, L.V. (2011). The orchids of Vietnam illustrated survey. Part 3. Subfamily Epidendroideae (primitive tribes - Neottieae, Vanilleae, Gastrodieae, Nervilieae) Turczaninowia 14(2): 15-100.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • 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.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Averyanov, L. (2008). The orchids of Vietnam illustrated survey part 1 Subfamilies Apostasioideae, Cyprioedioideae and Spiranthoideae Turczaninowia 11(1): 5-168.
  • Deb, C.R. & Imchen, T. (2008). Orchid Diversity of Nagaland: 1-288. SciChem Publishing House, Udaipur, India.
  • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.
  • Misra, S. (2004). Orchids of Orissa: 1-774. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Khanam, M. & al. (2001). Our present knowledge on the Terrestrial Orchidaceae Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 8(2): 35-49.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Menini Neto, L., Rodrigues Miranda, M. & Cruz, D. (2011). Zeuxine strateumatica (Orchjidaceae) goes south: a first record for Brazil Kew Bulletin 66: 155-158.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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