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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to China (Yunnan) and Peninsula Malaysia.
Gaultheria fragrantissima

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Tibet, Vietnam

Gaultheria fragrantissima Wall. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2010 Forrest, G. [4183], China K000228002 isolectotype
Mar 1, 2010 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000442401 holotype
Mar 1, 2006 Forrest, G. [4175], China K000228001 Unknown type material
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 765], Nepal K000639346

First published in Asiat. Res. 13: 397 (1820)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • 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.
  • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
  • 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.
  • Panda, S. (2012). Gaultheria stapfiana (Ericaceae), a species to be recognised: insights from morphology, leaf anatomy and pollon morphology Phytotaxa 50: 1-12.
  • Sanjappa, M. & Sastry, A.R.K. (eds.) (2014). Fascicles of Flora of India 25: 1-468. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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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