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This species is accepted, and its native range is Nepal to Nansei-shoto.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

Calanthe densiflora Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 28, 2015 HNK [222], Vietnam K000341989
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 7344] K001127203

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 250 (1833)

Accepted by

  • Clayton, D. & Cribb, P. (2013). The Genus Calanthe: 1-411. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Khanam, M. & al. (2001). Our present knowledge on the Terrestrial Orchidaceae Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 8(2): 35-49.
  • Kurzweil, H. (2013). The Calanthe group in peninsular Thailand Malesian Orchid Journal 11: 21-38.
  • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.
  • Nakajima, M. & Ohba, H. (2011). A synopsis of Calanthe section Styloglossum Malesian Orchid Journal 7: 5-34.
  • Ormerod, P. & Kumar, C.S. (2003). Orchidaceous additions to the Flora of Burma (Myanmar) Rheedea 13: 43-50.
  • Rajbhandari, K.R. (2005). Calanthe densiflora Lindl. (Orchidaceae), a new addition to the flora of Nepal The Journal of Japanese Botany 80: 106-108.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Khanam, M. & al. (2001). Our present knowledge on the Terrestrial Orchidaceae Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 8(2): 35-49.
  • Kurzweil, H. (2010). A precursory study of the Calanthe group (Orchidaceae) in Thailand Adansonia, III, 32: 57-107.
  • Ormerod, P. & Kumar, C.S. (2003). Orchidaceous additions to the Flora of Burma (Myanmar) Rheedea 13: 43-50.
  • Rajbhandari, K.R. (2005). Calanthe densiflora Lindl. (Orchidaceae), a new addition to the flora of Nepal The Journal of Japanese Botany 80: 106-108.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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