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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to Central China and Myanmar.

Native to:

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

Bistorta macrophylla (D.Don) Soják appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Strachey, R. [Cat. no. s.n.], India Polygonum macrophyllum K001132913

First published in Preslia 46: 152 (1974)

Accepted by

  • Sinha, G.P. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora of Mizoram 2: 1-649. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Qaiser, M. (2001). Flora of Pakistan 205: 1-190. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1983). Flora of Bhutan 1(1): 1-186. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Polygonum macrophyllum.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Sinha, G.P. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora of Mizoram 2: 1-649. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2003). Flora of China 5: 1-505. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1983). Flora of Bhutan 1(1): 1-186. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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