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

Native to:

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

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1990 Hooker, J.D. [15], India K000729346 lectotype
Jan 1, 1980 Delavay, P.J.M. [s.n.], Yunnan K000729460 syntype
Jan 1, 1980 Delavay, P.J.M. [s.n.], Yunnan K000729459 syntype
Hooker, J.D. [15], India K000729345 Unknown type material

First published in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 1: 428 (1874)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1987). Flora of Bhutan 1(3): 466-834. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • 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.
  • 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 Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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