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

Native to:

China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1995 Hooker, J.D. [311], Sikkim Platanthera exelliana K000247391 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1995 Hooker, J.D. [277], Sikkim Platanthera exelliana K000247395 Unknown type material
Hooker, J.D. [s.n], Sikkim Platanthera exelliana K000247470 Unknown type material
King, G. [4345], Sikkim Platanthera exelliana K000247394 Unknown type material

First published in Ann. Hist.-Nat. Mus. Natl. Hung. 26: 364 (1929)

Accepted by

  • Raskoti, B.B. & Ale, R. (2019). New species of orchids and notes on Orchidaceae of Nepal Phytotaxa 394: 257-266.
  • Efimov, P.G. (2016). A revision of Platanthera (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae; Orchidaceae) in Asia Phytotaxa 254: 1-233.
  • Rai, I.D. & al. (2014). Platanthera pachycaulon (Orchidaceae): an addition to the orchid flora of Western himalaya, India Richardiana 14: 266-273.
  • 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

  • Rai, I.D. & al. (2014). Platanthera pachycaulon (Orchidaceae): an addition to the orchid flora of Western himalaya, India Richardiana 14: 266-273.
  • Ormerod, P. (2012). Orchidaceous additions to the flora of China and Myanmar Taiwania 57: 117-126.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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