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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to Assam.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, East Himalaya, Nepal, West Himalaya

Pinalia leucantha Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 14, 2002 Dorji, Y. [81], Bhutan Eria alba 62633.000
Wallich, Nepal Eria alba K000260001 holotype

First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 679 (1891)

Accepted by

  • Vij, S.P., Verma, J. & Kumar, C.S. (2013). Orchids of Himachal Pradesh: 1-275. 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 Eria alba.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Deb, C.R. & Imchen, T. (2008). Orchid Diversity of Nagaland: 1-288. SciChem Publishing House, Udaipur, India.

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