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

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya

Gaultheria trichophylla Royle appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wilson, E. H. [3915], China K000227993 Unknown type material
Royle Hb [s.n.], India K000442408 Unknown type material

First published in Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts.: 260 (1835)

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.
  • 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.
  • Lidén, M. & Bharali, P. (2020). Flowers of the Se La: 1-135. Uppsula University, Sweden.
  • Nasir, E. & Ali, S.I. (eds.) (1970-1995). Flora of West Pakistan 1-131.
  • 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

  • Nasir, E. & Ali, S.I. (eds.) (1970-1995). Flora of West Pakistan 1-131.

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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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