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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to China (SE. Yunnan) and Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, West Himalaya

Zeuxine flava (Wall. ex Lindl.) Trimen appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 9, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [0899], Thailand K000596043
Kerr, A.F.G. [0301], Thailand K000596044
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.] K000942796
Wallich, N. [s.n.], Nepal K000942795
Wallich, N. [7380], Borneo K000718636 Unknown type material
Nov 5, 2009 Forrest, G. [11914], China Zeuxine aurantiaca K000942801

First published in Syst. Cat. Fl. Pl. Ceylon: 90 (1885)

Accepted by

  • Averyanov, L. & Averyanova, A. (2005). Rare species of orchids (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Vietnam Turczaninowia 8: 39-97.
  • Averyanov, L. (2008). The orchids of Vietnam illustrated survey part 1 Subfamilies Apostasioideae, Cyprioedioideae and Spiranthoideae Turczaninowia 11(1): 5-168.
  • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2018). New and rare orchid species (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Cambodia and Laos Novosti Sistematiki Vysshikh Rastenii 49: 24-41.
  • 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.
  • Khanam, M. & al. (2001). Our present knowledge on the Terrestrial Orchidaceae Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 8(2): 35-49.
  • 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.
  • Ormerod, P. (2010). Orchidaceous additions to the flora of Yunnan Taiwania 55: 24-27.
  • 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.
  • Raskoti, B.B. (2009). The Orchids of Nepal: 1-252. Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti and Rita Ale.
  • Sittisujjatham, S. (2009). Wild Orchid of Thailand 2: 1-463. Amarin.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Khanam, M. & al. (2001). Our present knowledge on the Terrestrial Orchidaceae Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 8(2): 35-49.

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/
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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