Corallorhiza mertensiana

Corallorhiza mertensiana

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Calypsoeae
Genus: Corallorhiza
Species: Corallorhiza mertensiana

Name

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Corallorhiza mertensiana Bong., Veg. Ins. Sitcha: 165 (1833)

Synonymy

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  • Homotypic
    • Neottia mertensiana (Bong.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 674 (1891)
    • Corallorhiza maculata subsp. mertensiana (Bong.) Calder & Roy L.Taylor, Canad. J. Bot. 43: 1393 (1965)
  • Heterotypic
    • Corallorhiza vancouveriana Finet, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 56: 100 (1909)
    • Corallorhiza purpurea L.O.Williams, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 59: 427 (1932)
    • Corallorhiza mertensiana f. albolabia P.M.Br., N. Amer. Native Orchid J. 1: 9 (1995)
    • Corallorhiza mertensiana f. pallida P.M.Br., N. Amer. Native Orchid J. 1: 197 (1995)

Distribution

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Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Subarctic America
      • Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
    • Western Canada
      • Alberta, British Columbia.
    • Northwestern U.S.A.
      • Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming.
    • Southwestern U.S.A.
      • California.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References

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Primary references

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  • Bongard, A.G.H. v. 1833. Mémoires de l'Académie Imperiale des Sciences de St.-Pétersbourg. Sixième Série. Sciences Mathématiques, Physiques et Naturelles 2(2): 165.
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Vernacular names

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English: Pacific coralroot, Western coralroot
français: Corallorhize de l'Ouest

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