Herminium fallax (Lindl.) Hook.f.

First published in Fl. Brit. India 6: 129 (1890)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Himalaya to China (SW. Sichuan, NW. Yunnan) and N. Myanmar. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Kurzweil, H. & Ormerod, P. (2018). Precursory studies on the orchid flora of Myanmar with one new species and thirty eight new distribution records. Rheedea 28: 1-15.
  • 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 fallax.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Deb, C.R. & Imchen, T. (2008). Orchid Diversity of Nagaland: 1-288. SciChem Publishing House, Udaipur, India.
  • Kurzweil, H. & Ormerod, P. (2018). Precursory studies on the orchid flora of Myanmar with one new species and thirty eight new distribution records. Rheedea 28: 1-15.
  • 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?
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7412] Nepal K001127308 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [7412] Nepal Peristylus fallax K000974164 Type Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • 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