1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Traunsteinera Rchb.
      1. Traunsteinera globosa (L.) Rchb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe to Caucasus.

    [O-EM]
    Habitat

    Meadows, mainly in the mountains.

    General Description

    Stem 15-65 cm, erect, curved, with 2-3 leaves and 2-3 pinkish bracts above. Leaves oblong-lanceolate or subobovate. Spike pyramidal-globose, becoming ellipsoid. Bracts lanceolate, 1- to 3-veined, as long as or longer than the ovary. Flowers pinkish-lilac; inner perianth-segments and labellum with purple spots. Outer perianth-segments 5-6 mm; inner slightly shorter. Labellum c. 4.5 x 3 mm, almost square, widened at the base, deeply 3-lobed to c. «-way; lateral lobes ovate, obtuse or acute; middle lobe broadly oblong, the apex sometimes denticulate. Spur 1/3-1/2 as long as ovary, cylindric-conical, directed downwards.

    Distribution

    From the Vosges and South Poland southwards to North Spain, North-central Italy and South Bulgaria.

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    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    Albania

    Native to:

    Austria, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Krym, North Caucasus, Poland, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

    Traunsteinera globosa (L.) Rchb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Milne-Redhead, E. [2237], Austria 1318.000
    Wood, J.J. [344], Italy 40966.000
    Cribb, P. [225], Italy 40611.000
    Barneby, T.P. [5], France 31623.000
    Jacquin [s.n.] K000364044
    Prescott [s.n.] K000364043
    Mill, J.S. [s.n.], France K000364045

    First published in Fl. Saxon.: 87 (1842)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • 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
    • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

    Sources

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