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

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Phalaenopsis hygrochila J.M.H.Shaw appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Hygrochilus parishii 38161.000
Hygrochilus parishii 42425.000
Hygrochilus parishii 53432.000
Parish, C.S.P. [178], Myanmar Hygrochilus parishii K000891491

First published in Orchid Rev. 123(1309, Suppl.): 23 (2015)

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

  • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2016). New and rare orchids (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Cambodia and Laos Turczaninowia 19: 5-58.
  • 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