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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central & E. Medit.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Algeria, Bulgaria, Corse, East Aegean Is., France, Greece, Italy, Kriti, Sardegna, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

Neotinea lactea (Poir.) R.M.Bateman, Pridgeon & M.W.Chase appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Heldreich [s.n.], Greece K000364149
Bové, N. [s.n.], Algeria K000364150
s.coll. [s.n.], Italy K000364154
Bateman, R. [s.n.] 78314.000
s.coll. [s.n.], Italy K000364153
Bateman, R. [s.n.] 78315.000
Lemann [s.n.], United Kingdom K000364151
Spain Orchis lactea 20425.000
Messel, Handcross, Sussex Orchis lactea 20771.000
Wood, J.J. [242], Greece Orchis lactea 39426.000
Wood, J.J. [275], Greece Orchis lactea 39467.000
Chesterman, D.D. [32], Greece Orchis lactea 39544.000
Collins, P.B. [75/0005], Italy Orchis lactea 41303.000
Wood, J.J. [371], Italy Orchis lactea 43645.000
Wood, J.J. [391], Italy Orchis lactea 43647.000
Wood, J.J. [461], Italy Orchis lactea 43720.000
Clements, M.A. [2544], Greece Orchis lactea 47458.000
Italy Orchis lactea 53376.000
Ricasoli, V. [s.n.], Italy Orchis lactea K000796427
Tineo [s.n.], Italy Orchis acuminata K000364152

First published in Lindleyana 12: 122 (1997)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kretzschmar, H. ,Eccarius, W. & Dietrich, H. (2007). The Orchid Genera Anacamptis, Orchis and Neotinea. Phylogeny, taxonomy, morphology, biology, distribution, ecology and hybridisation, ed. 2: 1-544. EchinoMedia verlag, Bürgel.
  • Kühn, R., Pedersen, H.Æ. & Cribb, v (2019). Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean: 1-430. Kew Publishing, England.

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