Platanthera chlorantha

Platanthera chlorantha

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchideae
SubTribe: Orchidinae
Genus: Platanthera
Species: P. chlorantha
Binomial name
Platanthera chlorantha
(Custer) Rchb. 1828

Platanthera chlorantha is a terrestrial orchid in the genus Platanthera


Plant is found growing in Morocco, Spain, Portugal, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Belgium, Luxumbourgh, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Czech,Poland, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, the Baltic, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Cyprus, Lebanon and Israel


Plants bloom from spring to summer with several 2cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant grows in cool conditions with moderate lighting.


Common name: The Green Patanthera


  1. Gymnadenia chlorantha (Custer) Ambrosi 1854
  2. Habenaria chlorantha (Custer ex Rchb. f.) Bab. 1825
  3. Habenaria montana (F.W.Schmidt) T.Durand & Schinz 1894
  4. *Orchis chlorantha Custer 1870
  5. Orchis montana F.W.Schmidt 1793
  6. Orchis virescens Zollikofer 1829
  7. Platanthera bifolia subsp. chlorantha (Custer) Rouy ?
  8. Platanthera chlorantha var. grandiflora M.Schulze 1907
  9. Platanthera montana Rchb. f 1851
  10. Platanthera montana var. gselliana H.Baumann, Künkele & R.Lorenz 2002
  11. Platanthera virescens Koch 1849
  12. Satyrium latifolium Thouars 1882

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