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This species is accepted, and its native range is Arunachal Pradesh to China (Sichuan, Yunnan) and N. Myanmar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Tibet

Gaultheria sinensis J.Anthony appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Forrest, G. [14216], China K000227994 Unknown type material
Forrest, G. [12938], China K000227995 Unknown type material

First published in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 18: 19 (1933)

Accepted by

  • Fritsch, P.W. & Lu, L. (2020). A taxonomic revision of Gaultheria series Trichophyllae (Ericaceae) Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 14: 289-341.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • 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

  • Fritsch, P.W. & Lu, L. (2020). A taxonomic revision of Gaultheria series Trichophyllae (Ericaceae) Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 14: 289-341.
  • 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
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/
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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