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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (SW. Sichuan, NW. Yunnan).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China South-Central

Chlorophytum chinense Bureau & Franch. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Forrest, G. [2698], Yunnan Chlorophytum platystemon K000794595 Unknown type material
Forrest, G. [2698], Yunnan Chlorophytum platystemon K000794596 Unknown type material

First published in J. Bot. (Morot) 5: 154 (1891)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000). Flora of China 24: 1-431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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