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This species is accepted, and its native range is Greece to Iran.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cyprus, Greece, Iran, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, Palestine, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe

Dactylorhiza iberica (M.Bieb. ex Willd.) Soó appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Davis, P.H. [30117], Turkey 27933.000
Young, D.P. [7319], Cyprus 316.000
Young, D.P. [7375], Cyprus 317.000
Cribb, P.J. 52572.000
Lister [s.n.], Turkey K000364227
Heldreich, D. [s.n.], Turkey K000364225
Heldreich, D. [s.n.], Greece K000364226

First published in Nom. Nov. Gen. Dactylorhiza: 3 (1962)

Accepted by

  • Bateman, R.M. & Rudall, P.J. (2018). Clarified relationship between Dactylorhiza viridis and Dactylorhiza iberica renders obsolete the former genus Coeloglossum (Orchidaceae: Orchidinae) Kew Bulletin 73(4): 1-17.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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