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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Himalaya to S. China and Vietnam, Japan (Yakushima) to Ogasawara-shoto (Haha-jima) and Taiwan.

Native to:

China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Japan, Kazan-retto, Nansei-shoto, Taiwan

Extinct in:

Ogasawara-shoto

Zeuxine boninensis Tuyama appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 49: 369 (1935)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Humphreys, A.M., Govaerts, R., Ficinski, S.Z., Nic Lughadha, E. & Vorontsova, M.S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047.
  • Yoshida, A. & Tannawa, T. (1977). Endangered plant species of the Ogasawara islands Notes of the Waimea Arboretum 3(2): 8-12.
  • Yukawa, T. & al. (2018). Rediscovery of Zeuxine boninensis (Orchidaceae) from the Ogasawara (Bonin) islands and taxonomic reappraisal of the species Bulletin of the National Museum of Natature and Science, Tokyo, Series B (Botany) 44: 127-134.

Not accepted by

  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. [Cited as Zeuxine parvifolia.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Yukawa, T. & al. (2018). Rediscovery of Zeuxine boninensis (Orchidaceae) from the Ogasawara (Bonin) islands and taxonomic reappraisal of the species Bulletin of the National Museum of Natature and Science, Tokyo, Series B (Botany) 44: 127-134.

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