Lathraea clandestina L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 605 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Belgium to N. Spain and Central & S. Italy. It is a holoparasitic perennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Belgium, France, Italy, Spain

Introduced into:

Great Britain

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Cope, T. (2009). The Wild Flora of Kew Gardens: a Cumulative Checklist from 1759. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Fay, M. F. (2010). Lathraea clandestina (663). Curtis’s Botanical Magazine 26: 389-397. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Preston, C. D., Pearman, D. A. & Dines, T. D. (2002). New Atlas of the British and Irish Flora: an Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Prŷs-Jones, O. E. (1992). The biology of alkaline nectar in the purple toothwort ( Lathraea clandestina): ground level defences. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 45: 373-388.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Payne, E.M., United Kingdom 17745.000 No
Sandwith, N.Y. [5160], Spain 3911.000 No
Cope, T.A. [RBG 291], United Kingdom K000914382 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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 Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0