Gymnadenia corneliana

Gymnadenia corneliana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchideae
SubTribe: Orchidinae
Genus: Gymnadenia
Species: Gym.corneliana
Alliance: Orchis
Binomial name
Gymnadenia corneliana
(Beauverd) Teppner & E.Klein 1998

Nigritella corneliana is a cool growing European orchid.


Plant flowers from spring to summer.


Plants are found in France and Italy in the western Alps and in cool alpine meadows at elevations of 1000 meters.



Common Name: Cornel's Gymnadenia


  1. Gymnadenia corneliana var. vesubiana (G.Keller) G.Foelsche & W.Foelsche 1999
  2. Nigritella corneliana subsp. bourneriasii E.Breiner & R.Breiner 1993
  3. Nigritella corneliana var. bourneriasii (E.Breiner & R.Breiner) E.Klein 1996
  4. Nigritella lithopolitanica subsp. corneliana (Beauverd) Teppner & Klein
  5. Nigritella nigra subsp. corneliana Beauverd
  6. Nigritella rubra lus. vesubiana G.Keller 1935
  7. Nigritella corneliana (Beauverd) Gölz & H.R.Reinhard, Jahresber. Naturwiss. Vereins Wuppertal 39: 39 (1986).

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