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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to Myanmar, Andaman Islands to Nicobar Islands.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Sri Lanka, West Himalaya

Luisia zeylanica Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Tessiel-Yandell [B86], India 35772.041
Grey-Wilson, C. [919], Nepal 36328.000
USA 45027.000
8333.000
Dorgi et al. [10], Bhutan 62233.000
s.coll. [s.n.] K000873794
Macrae [50], Sri Lanka K000873793 Unknown type material
Kerr, A.D. [2012], Laos Luisia platyglossa 29912.000
Vietnam Luisia platyglossa 50344.000
Luisia platyglossa 8328.000
Bloembergen [43], Thailand Luisia platyglossa 8329.000
Luisia platyglossa 8330.000
Bloembergen [25], Thailand Luisia platyglossa 8331.000
Bloembergen [29], Thailand Luisia platyglossa 8332.000
Luisia platyglossa 8334.000
Parish, C.S.P. [s.n.], Myanmar Luisia platyglossa K000891543 Unknown type material

First published in Fol. Orchid. 4: 3 (1853)

Accepted by

  • Deb, C.R. & Imchen, T. (2008). Orchid Diversity of Nagaland: 1-288. SciChem Publishing House, Udaipur, India.
  • Kumar, P., Gale, S.W., Pedersen, H.Æ., Phaxaysombath, T., Bouamanivong, S. & Fischer, G.A. (2018). Additions to the orchid flora of Laos and taxonomic notes on orchids of the Indo-Burma region Taiwania 63: 61-83.
  • Misra, S. (2004). Orchids of Orissa: 1-774. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Luisia tristis.]
  • Vij, S.P., Verma, J. & Kumar, C.S. (2013). Orchids of Himachal Pradesh: 1-275. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun. [Cited as Luisia tristis.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kumar, P., Gale, S.W., Pedersen, H.Æ., Phaxaysombath, T., Bouamanivong, S. & Fischer, G.A. (2018). Additions to the orchid flora of Laos and taxonomic notes on orchids of the Indo-Burma region Taiwania 63: 61-83.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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