1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Pleione D.Don
      1. Pleione praecox (Sm.) D.Don

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Himalaya to China (S. Yunnan).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

    Pleione praecox (Sm.) D.Don appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 27, 1959 Griffith, W. [1017], Indian Subcontinent K000079229
    India 17533.000
    17536.000
    19461.000
    19462.000
    20297.000
    23215.000
    23216.000
    23220.000
    23221.000
    Thailand 36664.000
    45416.000
    Brough, M. 25508.000
    Hooker, J.D. [73], Sikkim K000079223 holotype
    Hooker, J.D. [73], Sikkim K000079224 holotype
    Hooker, J.D. [73], Sikkim K000079225 holotype
    Rushforth, K. [946], Bhutan 50202.000
    Wallich [s.n.], Nepal K000079226
    India Pleione praecox var. candida 23919.000
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1965], Nepal Coelogyne praecox K001114819
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1965], Nepal Coelogyne praecox K001114820

    First published in Prodr. Fl. Nepal.: 37 (1825)

    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.
    • 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.
    • Huda, M.K. (2007). An updated enumeration of the family Orchidaceae from Bangladesh The Journal of the Orchid Society of India 21: 35-49.
    • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.
    • Sittisujjatham, S. (2006). Wild Orchid of Thailand 1: 1-495. Amarin.
    • 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
    • Huda, M.K. (2007). An updated enumeration of the family Orchidaceae from Bangladesh The Journal of the Orchid Society of India 21: 35-49.

    Sources

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    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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