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This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe.
Gymnadenia odoratissima

[O-EM]
Habitat

Grassland; calcicole.

Distribution

From South Sweden and West-Central Russia southwards to North Spain, North Italy and Central Jugoslavia. A record from N. England requires confirmation..

General Description

Like Gymnadenia conopsea but stem 15-30(-45) cm; leaves linear, acute; perianth-segments 2.5-3 mm, the outer lateral patent; labellum 2.3-3 mm, the lateral lobes much shorter than the middle; spur 4-5 mm, obtuse, as long as or slightly shorter than ovary.

Native to:

Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, East European Russia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Gymnadenia odoratissima (L.) Rich. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Milne-Redhead, E. [2303], Austria 1402.000
Heslop-Harrison, J.W., United Kingdom 1403.000
Sayers, D. [07/40/18], Austria 1404.000
Sayers, D., Austria 1405.000
Barneby, T.P. [14], Italy 31619.000
Barneby, T.P., France 31708.000
Wood, J.J. [358], Italy 40964.000
Milne-Redhead, E. [2238], Austria 5880.000

First published in De Orchid. Eur.: 35 (1817)

Accepted by

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2005). Flora Iberica 21: 1-366. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • G.I.R.O.S. (2009). Orchidee d'Italia: 1-303. Il Castello srl, Italy.
  • Gorchakovskii, P.L. & al. (1994). Opredelitel' sosudistykkhrastenii srednego Urala: 1-524. Nauka, Moscow.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kühn, R., Pedersen, H.Æ. & Cribb, v (2019). Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean: 1-430. Kew Publishing, England.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Gorchakovskii, P.L. & al. (1994). Opredelitel' sosudistykkhrastenii srednego Urala: 1-524. Nauka, Moscow.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Science Photographs
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