Hedychium elatum R.Br.

First published in Bot. Reg. 7: t. 526 (1821)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Himalaya to E. India and Myanmar. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, West Himalaya

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2002 s.coll. [s.n.] K000459682 Yes
Jan 1, 2002 Parkinson, C.E. [2094] Burma K000459683 Yes
Jan 1, 2002 Parkinson, C.E. [2094] Burma K000459681 No
Jan 1, 2002 Duthie, J.F. [6012] India K000459680 Yes
Jun 1, 2000 Wallich [6549] India K000459679 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002427316 Yes
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 6549] India K001124172 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6549] K001124173 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000459684 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002427315 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6549] Nepal K001124171 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000459685 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002427317 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002427314 Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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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