Parnassia chinensis Franch.

First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 44: 252 (1897)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Nepal to China (NW. Yunnan) and N. Myanmar. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the subalpine or subarctic biome.

Distribution

Native to:

China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1987). Flora of Bhutan 1(3): 466-834. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Hara, H., Stearn, W.T. & Williams, H.J. (1979). An Enumeration of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 2: 1-220. Trustees of British Museum, London.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Lidén, M. & Bharali, P. (2020). Flowers of the Se La: 1-135. Uppsula University, Sweden.
  • Shu, Y. & al. (2017). Checklist and typification of Parnassia (Celastraceae). Phytotaxa 309: 1-22.
  • Singh, V., Singh, P. & Dash, S.S. (eds.) in Sharma, B.D. & Balakrishnan, N.P. (eds) (2021). Flora of India 9: 1-482. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Watson, M.F. & al. (eds.) (2011). Flora of Nepal 3: 1-425. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of China 8: 1-506. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1987). Flora of Bhutan 1(3): 466-834. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Shu, Y. & al. (2017). Checklist and typification of Parnassia (Celastraceae). Phytotaxa 309: 1-22.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of China 8: 1-506. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 1980 Delavay, P.J.M. [752] China K000739457 Syntype Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • 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/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • 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/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0