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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.

Native to:

Azores

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.

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 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

Kew Science Photographs
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