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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to China (Sichuan, NW. Yunnan).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya

Geranium polyanthes Edgew. & Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1990 Blinkworth, R. [8564], Sikkim K000380194 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1990 Blinkworth, R. [8564], India K000380195 lectotype
Jan 1, 1990 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], Sikkim K000729541 paralectotype

First published in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 1: 431 (1874)

Accepted by

  • Aedo, C. (2016). Taxonomic revision of Geranium sect. Polyantha (Geraniaceae) Annals from the Missouri Botanical Garden 101: 611-635. MBG press.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Lidén, M. & Bharali, P. (2020). Flowers of the Se La: 1-135. Uppsula University, Sweden.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2008). Flora of China 11: 1-622. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aedo, C. (2016). Taxonomic revision of Geranium sect. Polyantha (Geraniaceae) Annals from the Missouri Botanical Garden 101: 611-635. MBG press.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2008). Flora of China 11: 1-622. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0