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This species is accepted, and its native range is Azores, S. Central Europe to Medit.

[O-EM]
Habitat

Open woodland and scrub, grassland and stream-margins.

General Description

Tubers 2- 3, 1 sessile, the other(s) on stolons, ovoid to globose.

Distribution

South & West Europe, northwards to Northwest France.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Corse, East Aegean Is., France, Greece, Italy, Kriti, Libya, Morocco, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

Serapias cordigera L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 28, 1850 Welwitsch, F.M.J. [846], Portugal K000395912
France 19439.000
Greece 20407.000
Sands, M.J.S., Italy 60559.000
Cubitt, Italy 20409.000
Wood, J.J. [197], Greece 39028.000
Barneby, T., Italy 28710.000
Barneby, T., France 28713.000
Barneby, T., France 28715.000
Barneby, T., France 28717.000
Barneby, T., France 28725.000
Barneby, T., France 29874.000
Bristowe, W.S., Portugal 33263.000
Clements, M. [2643], Greece 76424.000
Clements, M.A. [2644] 47986.000
Clements, M.A. [2643] 48196.000
Joseph, J.S. [376], Spain 48333.000
Heldreich [s.n.], Italy K000364021
Welwitsch, F.M.J. [261], Portugal K000395913
Bové, N. [s.n.], Algeria K000364017
Brant, J. [s.n.], Turkey K000364018
Tineo, V. [s.n.], Italy K000364016
s.coll. [s.n.] K000364015
Trevelyan, W.C. [s.n.], Portugal Helleborine cordigera K000364020

First published in Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 1345 (1763)

Accepted by

  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Vázquez Pardo, F.M. (2009). Revisión de la familia Orchidaceae en Extremadura (España) Folia Botanica Extremadurensis 3: 1-367.
  • G.I.R.O.S. (2009). Orchidee d'Italia: 1-303. Il Castello srl, Italy.
  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2005). Flora Iberica 21: 1-366. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Galán Cela, P. & Gamarra, R. (2003). Check List of the Iberian and Balearic Orchids 2 Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 60: 309-329.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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