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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to Nansei-shoto and Peninsula Malaysia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Zeuxine affinis (Lindl.) Benth. ex Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 9, 2008 Cumberlege [1068], Thailand 25812.000
May 9, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [0901], Thailand K000596053
May 9, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [268], Thailand K000596058
May 9, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [0901], Thailand K000596055
May 9, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [0768], Thailand K000596056
May 9, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000596052
May 9, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [212], Thailand K000596045 holotype
May 9, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000596057
May 9, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [0143], Thailand K000596054
Mar 1, 1978 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000596047
Mar 1, 1978 Kerr, A.F.G. [0225], Thailand K000596048
Mar 1, 1978 Kerr, A.F.G. [0472], Thailand K000596050
Mar 1, 1978 Kerr, A.F.G. [0472A], Thailand K000596046
Feb 28, 1978 Kerr, A.F.G. [0488], Thailand K000596049
Mar 1, 1977 Kerr, A.F.G. [0813], Thailand K000596051
Cribb, P.J. [113], Thailand 39310.000
Menzies, D. [48], Thailand 47448.000
Sasidharan, N. [KFRI 11439], India 60770.000

First published in Fl. Brit. India 6: 108 (1890)

Accepted by

  • Averyanov, L.V. & Averyanova, A.L. (2003). Updated Checklist of the Orchids of Vietnam: 1-101. Vietnam National University Publishing House, Hanoi.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • 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.
  • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.
  • Misra, S. (2004). Orchids of Orissa: 1-774. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Pedersen, H.Æ., Kurzwell, H., Suddee, S. & Cribb, P.J. (2011). Flora of Thailand 12(1): 1-302. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Rao, A.N. (2011). A review of the subfamily Spiranthoideae Dressler (Orchidaceae) in Arunachal Pradesh Bulletin of Arunachal Forest Research 27: 1-33.
  • Rasingam, L., Pandey, R.P. & Diwakar, P.G. (2008). Two new additions to the orchid flora of Andaman islands Indian Journal of Forestry 31: 429-430.
  • Raskoti, B.B. (2009). The Orchids of Nepal: 1-252. Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti and Rita Ale.
  • Sittisujjatham, S. (2006). Wild Orchid of Thailand 1: 1-495. Amarin.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Averyanov, L.V. & Averyanova, A.L. (2003). Updated Checklist of the Orchids of Vietnam: 1-101. Vietnam National University Publishing House, Hanoi.
  • Bhattacharjee, A., Kumar, P., Chowdhery, H.J. & Rawat, G.S. (2011). A new synonym of Zeuxine grandis (Orchidaceae) Richardiana 11: 98-101.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • 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.
  • Misra, S. (2004). Orchids of Orissa: 1-774. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Rasingam, L., Pandey, R.P. & Diwakar, P.G. (2008). Two new additions to the orchid flora of Andaman islands Indian Journal of Forestry 31: 429-430.
  • Raskoti, B.B. (2009). The Orchids of Nepal: 1-252. Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti and Rita Ale.

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