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Corallorhiza mertensiana

Corallorhiza mertensiana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Corallorhizinae
Genus: Corallorrhiza
Species: C. mertensiana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Corallorhiza mertensiana
Bong. 1832


Corallorhiza mertensiana is a species from the genus Corallorrhiza. It is a cool growing leafless saprophytic orcid.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from late spring to summer with many small flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in of the United States and Canada at elevatons of 100 to 700 meters

CultureEdit

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Corallorhiza mertensiana alba Corallorhiza mertensiana var. alba Sepals and petals are yellow. Lip is white.

NamingEdit

Common Name:Merten's coral root, Western Coral-Root

SynonymsEdit

  1. Corallorrhiza maculata subsp. mertensiana (Bong.) Calder & R.L.Taylor 1965
  2. Corallorrhiza mertensiana f. albolabia P.M.Br. 1995
  3. Corallorrhiza mertensiana f. pallida P.M.Br. 1995
  4. Corallorrhiza purpurea L.O.Williams 1932
  5. Corallorrhiza vancouveriana Finet 1909
  6. Neottia mertensiana (Bong.) Kuntze 1891

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