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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (W. Yunnan, Zhejiang), Korea (Jeollanam-do), S. Central & S. Japan to Nansei-shoto.
Phalaenopsis japonica (Linden & Rchb.f.) Kocyan & Schuit.

Native to:

China South-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Korea, Nansei-shoto

Phalaenopsis japonica (Rchb.f.) Kocyan & Schuit. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sedirea japonica 13537.000
Japan Sedirea japonica 3129.000
Sedirea japonica 59147.000

First published in Phytotaxa 161: 67 (2014)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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

Kew Science Photographs
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