Gaultheria stapfiana Airy Shaw

First published in Kew Bull. 7: 171 (1952)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Himalaya to China (Yunnan) and N. Myanmar. It is a subshrub or shrub and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • 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.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

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

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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
K:SPC-35216.000 No
K:SPC-35056.000 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0