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Isotria medeoloides

Isotria medeoloides

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Vanilloideae
Tribe: Pogonieae
SubTribe: Pogoniinae
Genus: Isotria
Species: I. medeoloides
Alliance:
Binomial name
Isotria medeoloides
(Pursh) Raf. 1838


Isotria medeoloides is a cool growing terrestrial orchid from the genus Isotria.

DescriptionEdit

The plant blooms in the spring with up to two 3.75 cm wide flowers. Flowers are pollinated by bees and also can mechanically self pollinate.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in woodland areas and conifer forest of Eastern Canada; south North Carolina and west to Missouri, USA.

CultureEdit


NamingEdit

Common Names: The Medeola-like Isotria, The Small Whorled Pogonia

SynonymsEdit

  1. *Arethusa medeoloides Pursh 1813
  2. Isotria affinis (Austin ex A.Gray) Rydb. 1901
  3. Odonectis affinis (Austin ex A.Gray) Schltr. 1911
  4. Pogonia affinis Austin ex A.Gray 1867

ReferencesEdit

  • Pollination in the Genus Isotria (Orchidaceae) Loyal A. Mehrhoff, III, American Journal of Botany, Vol. 70, No. 10 (Nov. - Dec., 1983), pp. 1444-1453

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