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

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Zeuxine membranacea Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 9, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [0149], Thailand K000596039
May 9, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [0206], Thailand K000596040
May 9, 2008 Kerr, A.F.G. [0206], Thailand K000596041
Barretto, G. [176], Hong Kong 36620.000
Griffith, W. [s.n.], Assam K000895712 Unknown type material
Griffith, W. [16], Bhutan K000895711 Unknown type material
s.coll. [Cat. no. 7391], Bangladesh Tripleura pallida K001127275
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 7391] Tripleura pallida K001127276
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 7391] Tripleura pallida K001127277

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 486 (1840)

Accepted by

  • Averyanov, L.V. (2011). The orchids of Vietnam illustrated survey. Part 3. Subfamily Epidendroideae (primitive tribes - Neottieae, Vanilleae, Gastrodieae, Nervilieae) Turczaninowia 14(2): 15-100.
  • Bhandari, P. & al. (2016). Zeuxine membranacea (Orchidaceae_ - An addition to the orchid flora of Nepal The Journal of Japanese Botany 91: 317-320.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Ormerod, P. & Sathish Kumar, C. (2008). Orchidaceous additions to the flora of Myanmar 2 Rheedea 18: 75-80.
  • 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.
  • Vij, S.P., Verma, J. & Kumar, C.S. (2013). Orchids of Himachal Pradesh: 1-275. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bhandari, P. & al. (2016). Zeuxine membranacea (Orchidaceae_ - An addition to the orchid flora of Nepal The Journal of Japanese Botany 91: 317-320.
  • 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.
  • Vij, S.P., Verma, J. & Kumar, C.S. (2013). Orchids of Himachal Pradesh: 1-275. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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