Herminium elisabethae (Duthie) Tang & F.T.Wang

First published in Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol., Bot. 7: 129 (1936)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Himalaya to Tibet and Myanmar. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ormerod, P., Kurzweil, H. & Watthana, S. (2021). Annotated List of Orchidaceae for Myanmar. Phytotaxa 481: 1-262.

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 elisabethae.]
  • Vij, S.P., Verma, J. & Kumar, C.S. (2013). Orchids of Himachal Pradesh: 1-275. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun. [Cited as Peristylus elisabethae.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ormerod, P., Kurzweil, H. & Watthana, S. (2021). Annotated List of Orchidaceae for Myanmar. Phytotaxa 481: 1-262.
  • Raskoti, B.B., Schuiteman, A., Jin, W.T. & Jin, X.H. (2017). A taxonomic revision of Herminium L. (Orchidoideae, Orchidaceae). PhytoKeys 79: 1-74.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 1986 Mackinnon, P.W. [22990] India Peristylus elisabethae K000387521 Type Yes
Aug 1, 1986 Ramsuhb [22990] India Peristylus elisabethae K000387586 Type Yes
Aug 1, 1986 Mackinnon, P.W. [22990] India Peristylus elisabethae K000387523 Type Yes
Aug 1, 1986 Mackinnon, P.W. [22990] India Peristylus elisabethae K000387522 Type Yes

Sources

  • 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