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This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Medit. to Turkey.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[O-EM]
General Description

Leaves without spots, the lower obovate to elliptical. At least the lower bracts usually distinctly (up to 2 times) longer than the flowers. Outer perianth-segments up to 10 mm. Labellum deeply 3-lobed, the middle lobe about as long and as wide as the lateral lobes. Spur 7-13 mm, saccate- or conical-cylindrical.

Habitat

Damp meadows and woods.

Distribution

South Europe.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Bulgaria, Corse, Greece, Italy, Romania, Sicilia, Spain, Turkey, Yugoslavia

Dactylorhiza maculata subsp. saccifera (Brongn.) Diklic appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Chase, M.W. [34554/34555/34556/34557] Dactylorhiza gervasiana 78200.000
Chase, M.W. [34558/34559] Dactylorhiza gervasiana 78195.000
Dactylorhiza saccifera 2963.000
Clements, M.A. [2787], Greece Dactylorhiza saccifera 48177.000
Cotrim and Pinto [s.n.] Dactylorhiza saccifera K000696738
Szovits, J.N. [s.n.] Dactylorhiza saccifera K000796404

First published in Fl. SR Srbije 8: 77 (1976)

Accepted by

  • Kühn, R., Pedersen, H.Æ. & Cribb, v (2019). Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean: 1-430. Kew Publishing, England.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Dactylorhiza saccifera.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kreutz, C.A.J., Rebbas, K., Miara, M.D., Babali, B. & Ait-Hammou, M. (2013). Neue Erkentnisse zu den Orchideen Algeriens Berichte aus den arbeitskreisen heimische orchideen 30: 185-270.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

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