Herminium forceps (Finet) Schltr.

First published in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 5: 97 (1912)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. Tibet to Central China and E. Myanmar. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, Myanmar, Tibet

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.
  • Raskoti, B.B., Schuiteman, A., Jin, W.T. & Jin, X.H. (2017). A taxonomic revision of Herminium L. (Orchidoideae, Orchidaceae). PhytoKeys 79: 1-74.

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 forceps.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • 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

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Sources

  • 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/
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