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This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Europe to Siberia.
Dactylorhiza maculata

[O-EM]
General Description

Stem up to 60 cm, solid. Cauline leaves 6-10, without spots, the lower oblong-lanceolate or narrowly oblong. Flowers yellowish-white; labellum with middle lobe as long as to much longer than the lateral lobes. Spur shorter than ovary.

Distribution

Southeast & south-central Europe.

[O-EM]
General Description

Stem 10-20 cm, hollow. Cauline leaves 5-7, without spots, the lower ovate, elliptical or broadly lanceolate. Flowers pink, pale lilac or reddish; labellum with middle lobe as long as the lateral lobes. Spur shorter than ovary.

Distribution

Iceland.

[O-EM]
Distribution

Throughout the range of the species, except parts of the south-east.

General Description

Stem up to 30 cm, solid. Cauline leaves 4-8, with or without spots, the lower oblong to linear-lanceolate. Flowers pink, pale lilac or reddish; labellum with middle lobe shorter than to as long as the lateral lobes. Spur c. ½ as long as ovary.

Native to:

Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Krasnoyarsk, Netherlands, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, West Siberia, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Ontario

Dactylorhiza maculata subsp. maculata appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Chase [16870] Dactylorhiza ericetorum 71710.000
Shipunov Dactylorhiza elodes 71779.000
Shipunov [11-2] Dactylorhiza elodes 71790.000
Shipunov [13-6] Dactylorhiza elodes 71795.000

Accepted by

  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kühn, R., Pedersen, H.Æ. & Cribb, v (2019). Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean: 1-430. Kew Publishing, England.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
  • Gorchakovskii, P.L. & al. (1994). Opredelitel' sosudistykkhrastenii srednego Urala: 1-524. Nauka, Moscow.
  • Petrova, A.S., Vladimirov, V. & Stoyanov, Y. (2009). Dactylorhiza maculata subsp. transsilvanica (Orchidaceae): new for the Bulgarian flora Phytologia Balcanica 15: 389-392.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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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