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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Nepal to China (SW. Yunnan).

Native to:

China South-Central, East Himalaya, Nepal, Tibet

Platanthera sikkimensis (Hook.f.) Kraenzl. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Orchid. Gen. Sp. 1: 621 (1899)

Accepted by

  • Efimov, P.G. (2016). A revision of Platanthera (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae; Orchidaceae) in Asia Phytotaxa 254: 1-233.
  • Jin, X.H. & Efimov, P. (2012). Platanthera ovatilabris and P. dulongensis spp. nov. and new records of Platanthera (Orchidaceae, Orchidoideae) for Yunnan and Tibet, China Nordic Journal of Botany 30: 291-298.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Raskoti, B.B. (2009). The Orchids of Nepal: 1-252. Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti and Rita Ale.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Efimov, P.G. (2016). A revision of Platanthera (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae; Orchidaceae) in Asia Phytotaxa 254: 1-233.
  • Jin, X.H. & Efimov, P. (2012). Platanthera ovatilabris and P. dulongensis spp. nov. and new records of Platanthera (Orchidaceae, Orchidoideae) for Yunnan and Tibet, China Nordic Journal of Botany 30: 291-298.

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