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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tibet to China (Yunnan) and N. Myanmar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China South-Central, Myanmar, Tibet

Gaultheria crassifolia (Airy Shaw) P.W.Fritsch & Lu Lu appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Forrest, G. [19216], China Gaultheria sinensis var. crassifolia K000227996 Unknown type material

First published in Phytotaxa 201: 9 (2015)

Accepted by

  • Fritsch, P.W. & Lu, L. (2020). A taxonomic revision of Gaultheria series Trichophyllae (Ericaceae) Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 14: 289-341.
  • 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

  • Fritsch, P.W. & Lu, L. (2020). A taxonomic revision of Gaultheria series Trichophyllae (Ericaceae) Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 14: 289-341.

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