Cheirostylis griffithii Lindl.

First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 1: 188 (1857)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Himalaya to China (C. Yunnan) and Indo-China. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bhattacharjee, A. (2012). On the status of some species of Cheirostylis Blume (Orchidaceae) from India. Candollea 67: 31-35.
  • 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.
  • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.
  • Ormerod, P., Kurzweil, H. & Watthana, S. (2021). Annotated List of Orchidaceae for Myanmar. Phytotaxa 481: 1-262.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bhattacharjee, A. (2012). On the status of some species of Cheirostylis Blume (Orchidaceae) from India. Candollea 67: 31-35.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 8, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [128] Thailand K000596073 Yes
May 8, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [128] Thailand K000596074 Yes
Aug 1, 1968 Kerr, A.F.G. [389] Thailand K000596072 Yes
Aug 1, 1968 Kerr, A.F.G. [128] Thailand K000596075 Yes
Thailand K:SPC-47219.000 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

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

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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