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This species is accepted, and its native range is Sikkim to N. Myanmar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, Myanmar

Nephelaphyllum cordifolium (Lindl.) Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Silva, F.de [3750], Assam K000974208 Unknown type material
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 3750], India Cytheris cordifolia K001119939
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 3750], India Cytheris cordifolia K001119938

First published in Fl. Javae Nov. Ser. 1: t. 61.3 (1858)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.

Literature

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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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