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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. China, Nansei-shoto (Ishigaki Island), Taiwan, N. Borneo.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo, China Southeast, Nansei-shoto, Taiwan

Spiranthes × hongkongensis S.Y.Hu & Barretto appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bai-Zhong, X. [4232], China K000395741
Bai-Zhong, X. [4436], China K000395739
Hu, S.Y. [13658], Hong Kong K000942682 holotype

First published in Chung Chi J. 13(2): 2 (1976)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lin, T.P., Liu, H.Y., Hsieh, C.F. & Wamg, K.H. (2016). Complete list of the native orchids of Taiwan and their type information Taiwania 61: 78-126.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lin, T.P., Liu, H.Y., Hsieh, C.F. & Wamg, K.H. (2016). Complete list of the native orchids of Taiwan and their type information Taiwania 61: 78-126.
  • 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.

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