Herminium alaschanicum Maxim.

First published in Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, sér. 3, 31: 105 (1886)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mongolia to China and Central Nepal. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, Inner Mongolia, Mongolia, Nepal, Qinghai, Tibet

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Raskoti, B.B., Schuiteman, A., Jin, W.T. & Jin, X.H. (2017). A taxonomic revision of Herminium L. (Orchidoideae, Orchidaceae). PhytoKeys 79: 1-74.
  • Rokaya, M.B. & al. (2013). An annotated checklist of the orchids of Nepal. Nordic Journal of Botany 31: 511-550.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 6: 1-619. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Peristylus alaschanicus.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Rokaya, M.B. & al. (2013). An annotated checklist of the orchids of Nepal. Nordic Journal of Botany 31: 511-550.
  • 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?
Przewalski, N.M. [s.n.] Mongolia K000079038 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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