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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Nepal to S. Central China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

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

Gaultheria griffithiana Wight appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2010 s.coll. [s.n.] K000442392 holotype
Mar 1, 2010 s.coll. [s.n.] K000442394 holotype
May 7, 1929 Griffith, W. [2213], India K000442402 syntype
May 7, 1929 Griffth, W. [3483], India K000442403 syntype
s.coll. [s.n.] K000442393 holotype

First published in Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. 8: 176 (1847)

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.
  • Sanjappa, M. & Sastry, A.R.K. (eds.) (2014). Fascicles of Flora of India 25: 1-468. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.

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