1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Platanthera Rich.
      1. Platanthera chlorantha (Custer) Rchb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Morocco, Europe to N. Iran and N. Israel.

    [O-EM]
    Habitat

    Woods, meadows and damp heaths.

    Distribution

    Much of Europe, but absent from parts of the north, east and south-west.

    General Description

    Like Platanthera bifolia but flowers more strongly tinged with green, less fragrant, and with slightly larger perianth- segments; spur 18-27 mm, slightly dilated at apex; anther- cells convergent above but widely separated below.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Morocco, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Northwest European R, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Romania, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

    Platanthera chlorantha (Custer) Rchb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    United Kingdom 19386.000
    United Kingdom 22573.000
    Turkey 47423.000
    Milne-Redhead, E. [5693], United Kingdom 1423.000
    Milne-Redhead, E. [1793], United Kingdom 1426.000
    Milne-Redhead, E. [1564], United Kingdom 21596.000
    Sandwith, N.Y. [5368], Spain 21595.000
    Sandeman, C. [5], France 1425.000
    Ross-Craig, S. [706], Ireland 1422.000
    Ross-Craig, S. [857], Ireland 1427.000
    Young, D.P., United Kingdom 1424.000
    Pennington, T. [s.n.], France 75842.000
    Stevenson, United Kingdom 19385.000
    Young, D.P. [7448], Cyprus Platanthera chlorantha subsp. holmboei 1429.000
    Watson, J.M. [43], Syria Platanthera chlorantha subsp. holmboei 23934.000
    Syngrassides, A. [1593], Cyprus Platanthera chlorantha subsp. holmboei 5883.000
    Kennedy, E.W. [1511], Cyprus Platanthera chlorantha subsp. holmboei 21597.000
    Kennedy, E.W. [1513], Cyprus Platanthera chlorantha subsp. holmboei 21599.000
    Kennedy, E.W. [1512], Cyprus Platanthera chlorantha subsp. holmboei 5884.000
    Cribb, P.J. [T19], Turkey Platanthera chlorantha subsp. holmboei 52618.000
    Sands, M.J.S. [1158] Habenaria chloroleuca 9108.019

    First published in J.C.Mössler & H.G.L.Reichenbach, Handb. Gewächsk. ed. 2, 2: 1565 (1829)

    Accepted by

    • Efimov, P.G. (2016). A revision of Platanthera (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae; Orchidaceae) in Asia Phytotaxa 254: 1-233.
    • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Chilton, L. (2010). Plant list for Lesvos, slightly revised 1998-2009: 1-36. Marengo, Hunstanton, England.
    • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Curtis, T. & Thompson, R. (2009). The orchids of Ireland: 1-160. National Museums of Northern Ireland, Cultra, Holywood.
    • G.I.R.O.S. (2009). Orchidee d'Italia: 1-303. Il Castello srl, Italy.
    • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
    • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2005). Flora Iberica 21: 1-366. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Chilton, L. (2010). Plant list for Lesvos, slightly revised 1998-2009: 1-36. Marengo, Hunstanton, England.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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

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