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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Eurasia to SW. Pacific, N. Africa, N. & Central America to Caribbean.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Bahamas, Baleares, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Chatham Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Florida, France, French Guiana, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Kuril Is., Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Louisiana, Maine, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, Nicaragua, Niue, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Puerto Rico, Qinghai, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Samoa, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Sicilia, Solomon Is., South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Vanuatu, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Spiranthes Rich. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
19557.000
70533.000
70534.000
70536.000
70541.000
70542.000
Harley, R.M. [H50619], Brazil 73115.000
Chase, M.W.C. [84214], Costa Rica 75404.000
Chase, M.W. [83307], Mexico 76378.000
Chase, M.W.C. [85035], Costa Rica 75535.000
Chase, M.W.C. [89114] 75704.000
Chase, M.W. [83264], Mexico 75246.000

First published in De Orchid. Eur.: 28 (1817)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3: 1-358. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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