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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to China (S. Yunnan) and Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Luisia brachystachys (Lindl.) Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 1970 s.coll. [470], Sikkim K000891541 Unknown type material
Wallich, N. [1994], Bangladesh K000891542 syntype
Kerr, A.F.G. [298], Thailand K000891534 Unknown type material
Lobb, T. [s.n.] K000873796
Kerr, A.F.G. [298], Thailand K000891535 Unknown type material
De Silva, F. [1994] K000873795 Unknown type material
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 1994] Mesoclastes brachystachys K001114864

First published in Rumphia 4: 50 (1849)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Misra, S. (2004). Orchids of Orissa: 1-774. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Raskoti, B.B. (2009). The Orchids of Nepal: 1-252. Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti and Rita Ale.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Raskoti, B.B. (2009). The Orchids of Nepal: 1-252. Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti and Rita Ale.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0