Zeuxine grandis Seidenf.

First published in Dansk Bot. Ark. 32: 90 (1978)
This name is a synonym of Zeuxine affinis

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • 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. [Cited as Zeuxine affinis.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Averyanov, L. (2006). Rare species of orchids (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Vietnam. Turczaninowia 9(3): 48-89. [Cited as Zeuxine grandis.]
  • Averyanov, L. (2008). The orchids of Vietnam illustrated survey part 1 Subfamilies Apostasioideae, Cyprioedioideae and Spiranthoideae. Turczaninowia 11(1): 5-168. [Cited as Zeuxine grandis.]
  • Bhattacharjee, A. & Chowdhery, H.J. (2010). Zeuxine grandis Seidenf. (Orchidaceae) - an Addition to the Orchid Flora of India. Taiwania 55: 315-317. [Cited as Zeuxine grandis.]
  • Bhattacharjee, A., Kumar, P., Chowdhery, H.J. & Rawat, G.S. (2011). A new synonym of Zeuxine grandis (Orchidaceae). Richardiana 11: 98-101. [Cited as Zeuxine grandis.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Zeuxine grandis.]
  • Seidenfaden, G. & Pedersen H.Æ. (2003). Contributions to the orchid flora of Thailand XIV. Nordic Journal of Botany 22: 525-534. [Cited as Zeuxine grandis.]
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. [Cited as Zeuxine grandis.]

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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