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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to Hainan.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Bulbophyllum reptans (Lindl.) Lindl. ex Wall. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [1988], Nepal K000894455 Unknown type material
Clarke, C.B. [41813], India K000829103
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1988], Nepal K001114850
Kerr, A.F.G. [0708], Thailand Sunipia racemosa K000597330
Kerr, A.F.G. [0979], Laos Sunipia racemosa K000597335 Unknown type material
Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand Sunipia racemosa K000597329
Kerr, A.F.G. [88], Thailand Sunipia racemosa K000597332 Unknown type material
Kerr, A.F.G. [88], Thailand Sunipia racemosa K000597337 Unknown type material
Kerr, A.F.G. [0708], Thailand Sunipia racemosa K000597331
Forrest, G. [26732], China Sunipia racemosa K000891018
Kerr, A.F.G. [0979], Laos Sunipia racemosa K000597336 Unknown type material

First published in Numer. List: n.° 1988 (1829)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Huda, M.K. (2007). An updated enumeration of the family Orchidaceae from Bangladesh The Journal of the Orchid Society of India 21: 35-49.
  • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.
  • Mitra, S. & Mukherjee, S.K. (2010). Diversity of genus Bulbophyllum Thouars in West Bengal - A census Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 34: 224-234.
  • Raskoti, B.B. (2009). The Orchids of Nepal: 1-252. Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti and Rita Ale.
  • Sittisujjatham, S. (2006). Wild Orchid of Thailand 1: 1-495. Amarin.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mitra, S. & Mukherjee, S.K. (2010). Diversity of genus Bulbophyllum Thouars in West Bengal - A census Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 34: 224-234.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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