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This species is accepted, and its native range is Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Japan

Pyrola subaphylla Maxim. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1988 Hayata, B. [s.n.], Japan K000463689 isosyntype
Maximowicz, C.J. [s.n.], Japan K000463688 lectotype

First published in Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, sér. 3, 11: 433 (1867)

Not accepted by

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST. [Cited as Pyrola japonica.]
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2005). Flora of China 14: 1-581. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Pyrola japonica.]

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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