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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Afghanistan to S. Central Japan and W. Malesia.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Assam, Borneo, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Japan, Jawa, Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Spiranthes flexuosa (Sm.) Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. Reg. 10: t. 823 (1824)

Accepted by

  • Pace, M.C. & al. (2019). Illuminating the systematics of the Spiranthes sinensis species complex (Orchidaceae): ecological speciation with little morphological differentiation Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 189: 36-62.

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 Spiranthes sinensis.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Pace, M.C. & al. (2019). Illuminating the systematics of the Spiranthes sinensis species complex (Orchidaceae): ecological speciation with little morphological differentiation Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 189: 36-62.

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