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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to Central & S. China, S. Korea, Japan to Nansei-shoto.

Native to:

Assam, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Japan, Korea, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya

Platanthera japonica (Thunb.) Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Faber, E. [951], Sichuan K000796995

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 290 (1835)

Accepted by

  • Efimov, P.G. (2016). A revision of Platanthera (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae; Orchidaceae) in Asia Phytotaxa 254: 1-233.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Raskoti, B.B. & Ale, R. (2013). Four new additions to the Orchid flora of Nepal The Journal of Japanese Botany 88: 378-382.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Efimov, P.G. (2016). A revision of Platanthera (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae; Orchidaceae) in Asia Phytotaxa 254: 1-233.
  • Raskoti, B.B. & Ale, R. (2013). Four new additions to the Orchid flora of Nepal The Journal of Japanese Botany 88: 378-382.
  • 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.

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