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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bhutan to China (W. & SE. Yunnan).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Gaultheria discolor Nutt. ex Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2010 Booth [s.n.] K000780344 Unknown type material
Mar 1, 2010 s.coll. [s.n.] K000780345 Unknown type material
Mar 1, 2010 Booth [s.n.], India K000442407 holotype

First published in Bot. Mag. 84: t. 5034 (1858)

Accepted by

  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. 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.
  • Sanjappa, M. & Sastry, A.R.K. (eds.) (2014). Fascicles of Flora of India 25: 1-468. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325. [Cited as Diplycosia discolor.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Nguyen, T.T.H. & Nguyen, T.H. (2012). Gaultheria longibracteolata R. C. Fang (Ericaceae Juss.) a new record species for the flora of Vietnam Journal of Biology (Vietnam) 34: 201-203.
  • Sanjappa, M. & Sastry, A.R.K. (eds.) (2014). Fascicles of Flora of India 25: 1-468. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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