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Neottia

Neottia nidus-avis plate
Neottia nidus-avis from
Nordens Flora

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Neottieae
SubTribe: Listerinae
Alliance:
Genus: Neottia
Guett. 1754
Type Species
Neottia nidus-avis


Neottia is a genus in the orchid family made up of about 60 species.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing around the world from Temperate & Subarctic Northern Hemisphere to Northwestern Africa

DescriptionEdit

It obtains its nutrients from a mycorrhizal fungus that is attached to a photosynthetic host plant.

CultureEdit

NamingEdit

Plants are named after its short rootstalk and roots that resembles a bird's nest.

SynonymsEdit

  1. Ophris Mill., 1754, nom. illeg.
  2. Nidus-avis Ortega, 1773.
  3. Cardiophyllum Ehrh., 1789.
  4. Diphryllum Raf., 1808.
  5. Listera R.Br. in W.T.Aiton, 1813, nom. cons.
  6. Neottidium Schltdl., 1823.
  7. Distomaea Spenn., 1825.
  8. Pollinirhiza Dulac, 1867.
  9. Nidus Riv. ex Kuntze, 1891.
  10. Bifolium Nieuwl., 1913, nom. illeg.
  11. Holopogon Kom. & Nevski in V.L.Komarov (ed.), 1935.
  12. Archineottia S.C.Chen, 1979.
  13. Diplandrorchis S.C.Chen, 1979.

Species Edit

Natural HybridsEdit

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