1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cymbidium Sw.
      1. Cymbidium aloifolium (L.) Sw.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to W. Malesia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

    Cymbidium aloifolium (L.) Sw. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 1986 Pantling, R. [268], Sikkim K000891137 lectotype
    Sep 1, 1986 Pantling, R. [268], Sikkim K000891138 isolectotype
    12859.000
    14977.000
    24844.000
    Thailand 40066.000
    Thailand 41277.000
    48794.000
    Myanmar 51311.000
    Thailand 53959.000
    619.000
    Cribb, P.J. [150], Hong Kong 45683.000
    Cribb, P.J. [ASBK ?], China 70727.000
    Cumberlege [751], Thailand 25092.000
    Menzies, D. [113], Thailand 45061.000
    Menzies, D. [112], Thailand 46664.000
    Menzies, D. [262], Thailand 47252.000
    Menzies, D. [335], Thailand 47257.000
    Tessier-Yandell [T-Y 15] 41332.000
    Barnwell, S., India 37731.000
    Easton 47502.000
    Tessier-Yandel [16], India 47902.000
    Henry, T [(Henry in) B], Hong Kong 47912.000
    Bertsch, W. [s.n.], Thailand 53958.000
    Coultans, B., China 56072.000
    s.coll. [s.n.] 12842.000
    s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom 14536.000
    s.coll. [s.n.] 14976.000
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7352], Myanmar K001127217
    Porter, G. [Cat. no. 7352], Malaysia K001127216
    Cuming, H. [s.n.], Philippines K000857137 holotype
    s.coll. [7352] K000853000 lectotype
    s.coll. [s.n.] 78084.000
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 7352] K001127215
    Philcox, D. [6147], Guyana Epidendrum pendulum 36163.000
    Cymbidium pendulum 12858.000

    First published in Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 6: 73 (1799)

    Accepted by

    • Jalal, J.S. & Jayanthi, J. (2015). An annotated checklist of the orchids of western himalaya, India Lankesteriana 15: 7-50.
    • Pedersen, H.Æ. & al. (2014). Flora of Thailand 12(2): 303-670. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
    • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Raskoti, B.B. (2009). The Orchids of Nepal: 1-252. Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti and Rita Ale.
    • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
    • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.
    • Sittisujjatham, S. (2006). Wild Orchid of Thailand 1: 1-495. Amarin.
    • 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.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2016). New and rare orchids (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Cambodia and Laos Turczaninowia 19: 5-58.
    • Jalal, J.S. & Jayanthi, J. (2015). An annotated checklist of the orchids of western himalaya, India Lankesteriana 15: 7-50.
    • Misra, S. (2004). Orchids of Orissa: 1-774. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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