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

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Nepal, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Vanda alpina (Lindl.) Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 2, 2003 Hooker, J.D. [174], India K000078660
Nov 15, 2002 Dorji, Y. [61], Bhutan 62635.000
Jenny, R. Trudelia alpina 40195.000
Trudel, N. [778], India Trudelia alpina 52252.000
s.coll. [s.n.], India Trudelia alpina K000078661 holotype

First published in Fol. Orchid. 4: 10 (1853)

Accepted by

  • Averyanov, L. & Averyanova, A. (2005). Rare species of orchids (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Vietnam Turczaninowia 8: 39-97.
  • De, A. & Hajra, P.K. (2004). Taxonomic study of the genus Vanda (sensu lato) in India The Journal of the Orchid Society of India 18: 25-40.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Averyanov, L. & Averyanova, A. (2005). Rare species of orchids (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Vietnam Turczaninowia 8: 39-97.

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