1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Calanthe R.Br.
      1. Calanthe herbacea Lindl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Sikkim to China (S. Yunnan, S. Guangxi), N. Taiwan.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

    Calanthe herbacea Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Cribb, P.J. [ASBK ?], China 70728.000
    s.coll. [s.n.] K000396041 Unknown type material

    First published in Fol. Orchid. 6: 10 (1855)

    Accepted by

    • Pedersen, H.Æ. & al. (2014). Flora of Thailand 12(2): 303-670. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
    • Clayton, D. & Cribb, P. (2013). The Genus Calanthe: 1-411. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu.
    • Kurzweil, H. & Suksathan, P. (2010). Calanthe herbacea (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae), a new record for the flora of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 38: 95-97.
    • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Deb, C.R. & Imchen, T. (2008). Orchid Diversity of Nagaland: 1-288. SciChem Publishing House, Udaipur, India.
    • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Clayton, D. & Cribb, P. (2013). The Genus Calanthe: 1-411. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu.
    • Kurzweil, H. & Suksathan, P. (2010). Calanthe herbacea (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae), a new record for the flora of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 38: 95-97.
    • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Deb, C.R. & Imchen, T. (2008). Orchid Diversity of Nagaland: 1-288. SciChem Publishing House, Udaipur, India.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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