1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Platanthera Rich.
      1. Platanthera micrantha (Hochst. ex Seub.) Schltr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Azores.

    [O-EM]
    Distribution

    Azores.

    General Description

    Tubers 2, ovoid-ellipsoid. Plant 20-50 cm. Lowest 2 leaves 6-15(-17) x 2-6.5 cm, oblanceolate-oblong to elliptical, usually one distinctly above the other but rarely subopposite; above them 2-6 much smaller leaves passing into the bracts. Spike 8-13 cm; flowers green. Perianth-segments 2-4 mm. Labellum 2-4 mm, narrowly oblong to oblong-elliptical, horizontal. Spur 2.5-8 mm, obtuse, 1/3- 4/5 as long as ovary.

    Habitat

    Mountain grassland.

    Distribution

    Platanthera micrantha (Hochst. ex Seub.) Schltr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Pickering, C.H.C. [1-3], Portugal 22574.000
    Pickering, C.H.C. [1], Portugal 22575.000
    Pickering, C.H.C. [ii], Portugal 22576.000

    First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 16: 378 (1920)

    Accepted by

    • Efimov, P.G. (2016). A revision of Platanthera (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae; Orchidaceae) in Asia Phytotaxa 254: 1-233.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    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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