Platanthera chlorantha (Custer) Rchb.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe to N. Iran.

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Habitat

Woods, meadows and damp heaths.

Distribution

Much of Europe, but absent from parts of the north, east and south-west.

General Description

Like Platanthera bifolia but flowers more strongly tinged with green, less fragrant, and with slightly larger perianth- segments; spur 18-27 mm, slightly dilated at apex; anther- cells convergent above but widely separated below.

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Krym, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Platanthera chlorantha (Custer) Rchb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Ross-Craig, S. [706], Ireland 1422.000
Milne-Redhead, E. [5693], United Kingdom 1423.000
Young, D.P., United Kingdom 1424.000
Sandeman, C. [5], France 1425.000
Milne-Redhead, E. [1793], United Kingdom 1426.000
Ross-Craig, S. [857], Ireland 1427.000
Stevenson, United Kingdom 19385.000
United Kingdom 19386.000
Sandwith, N.Y. [5368], Spain 21595.000
Milne-Redhead, E. [1564], United Kingdom 21596.000
United Kingdom 22573.000
Turkey 47423.000
Pennington, T. [s.n.], France 75842.000
Sands, M.J.S. [1158] Habenaria chloroleuca 9108.019

First published in J.C.Mössler & H.G.L.Reichenbach, Handb. Gewächsk. ed. 2, 2: 1565 (1829)

Accepted by

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2005). Flora Iberica 21: 1-366. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Chilton, L. (2010). Plant list for Lesvos, slightly revised 1998-2009: 1-36. Marengo, Hunstanton, England.
  • Curtis, T. & Thompson, R. (2009). The orchids of Ireland: 1-160. National Museums of Northern Ireland, Cultra, Holywood.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Efimov, P.G. (2016). A revision of Platanthera (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae; Orchidaceae) in Asia Phytotaxa 254: 1-233.
  • G.I.R.O.S. (2009). Orchidee d'Italia: 1-303. Il Castello srl, Italy.
  • 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.
  • Kühn, R., Pedersen, H.Æ. & Cribb, v (2019). Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean: 1-430. Kew Publishing, England.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chilton, L. (2010). Plant list for Lesvos, slightly revised 1998-2009: 1-36. Marengo, Hunstanton, England.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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