1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Calanthe R.Br.
      1. Calanthe masuca (D.Don) Lindl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Madagascar, Tropical & Subtropical Asia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Borneo, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

    Calanthe masuca (D.Don) Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    25158.000
    India 37639.000
    Hooker, J.D. [240], Sikkim K000395916
    Wight, R. [925] K000810901
    Wight, R. [2992], India K000810902
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7337], Nepal K001127194

    First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 249 (1833)

    Accepted by

    • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
    • O'Byrne (2015). The Borneo form of Calanthe masuca Malesian Orchid Journal 16: 111-121.
    • Pedersen, H.Æ. & al. (2014). Flora of Thailand 12(2): 303-670. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
    • Kurzweil, H. (2013). The Calanthe group in peninsular Thailand Malesian Orchid Journal 11: 21-38.
    • Clayton, D. & Cribb, P. (2013). The Genus Calanthe: 1-411. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu.

    Not accepted by

    • Rokaya, M.B. & al. (2013). An annotated checklist of the orchids of Nepal Nordic Journal of Botany 31: 511-550. [Cited as Calanthe sylvatica.]
    • Kurzweil, H. (2010). A precursory study of the Calanthe group (Orchidaceae) in Thailand Adansonia, III, 32: 57-107. [Cited as Calanthe sylvatica.]
    • Averyanov, L.V. & Averyanova, A.L. (2003). Updated Checklist of the Orchids of Vietnam: 1-101. Vietnam National University Publishing House, Hanoi. [Cited as Calanthe sylvatica.]
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Calanthe sylvatica.]
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Calanthe sylvatica.]

    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.
    • Ormerod, P. & Kumar, C.S. (2003). Orchidaceous additions to the Flora of Burma (Myanmar) Rheedea 13: 43-50.
    • Averyanov, L.V. & Averyanova, A.L. (2003). Updated Checklist of the Orchids of Vietnam: 1-101. Vietnam National University Publishing House, Hanoi.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

    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