Skip to main content
This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Nepal to China (SW. Sichuan, NW. Yunnan).

Native to:

China South-Central, East Himalaya, Nepal, Tibet

Platanthera leptocaulon (Hook.f.) Soó appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 18, 2009 Hooker, J.D. [315], Sikkim K000247392 holotype
Oct 18, 2009 Hooker, J.D. [s.n], India K000247393 isotype

First published in Ann. Hist.-Nat. Mus. Natl. Hung. 26: 360 (1929)

Accepted by

  • Efimov, P.G. (2016). A revision of Platanthera (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae; Orchidaceae) in Asia Phytotaxa 254: 1-233.
  • Jalal, J.S. & Jayanthi, J. (2015). An annotated checklist of the orchids of western himalaya, India Lankesteriana 15: 7-50.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • 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.

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 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