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Platanthera chlorantha

Platanthera chlorantha

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


Platanthera chlorantha is a terrestrial orchid in the genus Platanthera

DistributionEdit

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

DescriptionEdit

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

CultureEdit

Plant grows in cool conditions with moderate lighting.

NamingEdit

Common name: The Green Patanthera

SynonymsEdit

  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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