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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. European Russia to SW. Pacific.
Spiranthes australis

Native to:

Afghanistan, Altay, Amur, Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Buryatiya, Chatham Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Irkutsk, Japan, Jawa, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Niue, Pakistan, Philippines, Primorye, Qinghai, Queensland, Sakhalin, Samoa, Solomon Is., South Australia, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tasmania, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Tuva, Vanuatu, Victoria, Vietnam, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya

Spiranthes australis (R.Br.) Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Lang, D.C. [9], Australia 55516.000
Lang, D.C. [21], Australia 55527.000
Pantling, R. [383], India Neottia parviflora K000387559 Unknown type material
Pantling, R. [383], India Neottia parviflora K000387587 Unknown type material
F.K.W [7116], India Neottia parviflora K000387557 Unknown type material
Apr 21, 2008 Jones, D.L. [13874], New South Wales Spiranthes alticola K000718506 isotype
Aug 26, 1991 Colenso, W. [s.n.], New Zealand Spiranthes alticola K000942681 holotype
Colenso, W. [s.n.], New Zealand Spiranthes alticola K000942680 syntype

First published in Bot. Reg. 10: t. 823 (1824)

Accepted by

  • Pace, M.C. & al. (2019). Illuminating the systematics of the Spiranthes sinensis species complex (Orchidaceae): ecological speciation with little morphological differentiation Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 189: 36-62.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Spiranthes sinensis.]
  • Rao, A.N. (2011). A review of the subfamily Spiranthoideae Dressler (Orchidaceae) in Arunachal Pradesh Bulletin of Arunachal Forest Research 27: 1-33. [Cited as Spiranthes sinensis.]
  • Silveira, P., Schuiteman, A., Vermeulen, J.J., Sousa, A.J., Silva, H., Paiva, J. & De Vogel, E. (2008). The orchids of Timor: checklist and conservation status Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 157: 197-215. [Cited as Spiranthes sinensis.]
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. [Cited as Spiranthes sinensis.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Khanam, M. & al. (2001). Our present knowledge on the Terrestrial Orchidaceae Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 8(2): 35-49.

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

Kew Science Photographs
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