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This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe to Iran, N. Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Palestine, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Austria

Orchis simia Lam. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Balls, E.K. [1007], Turkey 250.000
Montford, H. [373], Yugoslavia 251.000
Sandwith, N.Y., Libya 252.000
Summerhayes, V.S. [2494], United Kingdom 253.000
Summerhayes, V.S. [2729], United Kingdom 254.000
Milne-Redhead, E., United Kingdom 255.000
Harley, R.M., Greece 26021.000
Barneby, T., France 28703.000
Barneby, T., France 28712.000
Wood, J.J. [132], Cyprus 38228.000
Chesterman, D.D. [77], Cyprus 40619.000
Chesterman, D.D. [122], Cyprus 40851.000
Wood, J.J. [546], France 45816.000
Turkey 47427.000
Wood, J.J. [762], Cyprus 49271.000
United Kingdom 5844.000
70575.000
Chase [16361] 71736.000
Clements, M. [2616], Greece 76496.000
Clements, M. [2639], Greece 77215.000
Chase [34531-34532], Italy 78207.000
Wilhelm [s.n.] Orchis simia subsp. simia K000364139

First published in Fl. Franç. 3: 507 (1779)

Accepted by

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2005). Flora Iberica 21: 1-366. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • G.I.R.O.S. (2009). Orchidee d'Italia: 1-303. Il Castello srl, Italy.
  • Galán Cela, P. & Gamarra, R. (2003). Check List of the Iberian and Balearic Orchids 2 Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 60: 309-329.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kretzschmar, H. ,Eccarius, W. & Dietrich, H. (2007). The Orchid Genera Anacamptis, Orchis and Neotinea. Phylogeny, taxonomy, morphology, biology, distribution, ecology and hybridisation, ed. 2: 1-544. EchinoMedia verlag, Bürgel.
  • Kühn, R., Pedersen, H.Æ. & Cribb, v (2019). Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean: 1-430. Kew Publishing, England.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2005). Flora Iberica 21: 1-366. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Griebl, N. (2012). Die Gattung Orchis in Österreich Berichte aus den arbeitskreisen heimische orchideen 29: 94-110.
  • Kretzschmar, H. ,Eccarius, W. & Dietrich, H. (2007). The Orchid Genera Anacamptis, Orchis and Neotinea. Phylogeny, taxonomy, morphology, biology, distribution, ecology and hybridisation, ed. 2: 1-544. EchinoMedia verlag, Bürgel.

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