Epipactis purpurata Sm.

First published in Engl. Fl. 4: 41 (1828), nom. cons.
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Europe to N. Iran. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Austria, Baltic States, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Antonopoulos, Z. & Tsiftsis, S. (2012). Epipactis purpurata Sm. and Epipactis leptochila (Godf.) Godf. subsp. neglecta Kümpel (Orchidaceae), two new epipactis for the flora of Greece. Berichte aus den arbeitskreisen heimische orchideen 29: 81-99.
  • G.I.R.O.S. (2009). Orchidee d'Italia: 1-303. Il Castello srl, Italy.
  • Kühn, R., Pedersen, H.Æ. & Cribb, v (2019). Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean: 1-430. Kew Publishing, England.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Epipactis viridiflora.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2005). Flora Iberica 21: 1-366. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Kühn, R., Pedersen, H.Æ. & Cribb, v (2019). Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean: 1-430. Kew Publishing, England.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Tempest, H.G., United Kingdom 20714.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [1809], United Kingdom 20958.000 No
Tomkinson, M.G., United Kingdom 24018.000 No
Draper, J.C., United Kingdom 24900.000 No
Grierson, M.A., United Kingdom 28191.000 No
United Kingdom 51510.000 No
Summerhayes, V.S. [1622], United Kingdom 9546.000 No
Summerhayes, V.S. [1632], United Kingdom 9547.000 No
Ross-Craig, S. [1577], United Kingdom 9548.000 No
Summerhayes, V.S. [1930], United Kingdom 9549.000 No
Summerhayes, V.S. [3055], United Kingdom 9550.000 No
Bury, E.P., United Kingdom 9551.000 No
Brooke, B.J., United Kingdom 9552.000 No
MFF [MFF 415] 70409.000 No
Summerhayes, V.S. [2836], United Kingdom K000511363 No
Salisbury, E.J. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000511365 No
Fraser, J. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622139 No
C.C.B [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622140 No
Meikle, R.D. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622141 No
Summerhayes, V.S. [2822], United Kingdom K000622143 No
Burtt, B.L. [13114], United Kingdom K000622147 No
Burton, J.M. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622150 No
Sandwith, N.Y. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622153 No
Brooke, B.J. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622155 No
Welfitt-Nicholls, C.W. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622156 No
Bolland, B.G.C. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622152 No
Borza, A. [s.n.], Romania K000622160 No
Young, D.P. [s.n.], Luxembourg K000622157 No
Sanders, E.F. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622154 No
Britton, C.E. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622135 No
Rolfe, R.A. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000511360 No
P.B.C [s.n.], Denmark K000622158 No
Summerhayes, V.S. [2822], United Kingdom K000511361 No
C.E.S [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622138 No
Riddelsdell, H.J. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622144 No
Summerhayes, V.S. [1622], United Kingdom K000622145 No
Summerhayes, V.S. [1930], United Kingdom K000622149 No
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622148 No
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622137 No
Summerhayes, V.S. [2823], United Kingdom K000511362 No
Summerhayes, V.S. [2824], United Kingdom K000622142 No
Rican, G. [s.n.], Czech Republic K000622159 No
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000622151 No
Summerhayes, V.S. [2664], United Kingdom K000511366 No
Britton, C.E. [1527], United Kingdom K000622136 No
Salisbury, E.J. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000511364 No
Ross-Craig, S. [1577], United Kingdom K000622146 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images