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Limodorum

Limodorum atrorubens plate
Limodorum atrorubens from
Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Neottieae
SubTribe: Limodorinae
Alliance:
Genus: Limodorum
Boehm. 1760
Type Species
Limodorum abortivum


Limodorum is a genus of several terrestrial orchid species.

DistributionEdit

This genus is distributed throughout the Mediterranean and southern Europe.

DescriptionEdit

Plants depend on mycorrhizal fungi for nutrient.

CultureEdit

NamingEdit

The name is a reference to being a gift from the meadow

SynonymsEdit

  1. Centrosis Sw. 1814
  2. Jonorchis G. Beck 1890

Species Edit

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