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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

Gaultheria hookeri C.B.Clarke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2010 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000442397 syntype
Mar 1, 2010 Wilson [1627] K000442467
Mar 1, 2010 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000442396 syntype
Mar 1, 2006 Forrest, G. [18021], China K000227998 isotype
May 7, 1929 Lachen? [s.n.], India K000442398
May 7, 1929 Lachen? [s.n.], India K000442399
10015.000
11622.000
Wilson, E.H. [3916], China K000228000 lectotype
Forrest [18501] Gaultheria veitchiana 17402.000

First published in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 3: 458 (1882)

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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Panda, S. (2012). Gaultheria stapfiana (Ericaceae), a species to be recognised: insights from morphology, leaf anatomy and pollon morphology Phytotaxa 50: 1-12.

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