Platanthera brevifolia

Platanthera brevifolia

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Orchideae
Subtribus: Orchidinae
Genus: Platanthera
Species: Platanthera brevifolia

Name edit

Platanthera brevifolia (Greene) Senghas, Die Orchidee (Hamburg) 24: 97 (1973)

Synonymy edit

  • Basionym
    • Habenaria brevifolia Greene, Bot. Gaz. 6: 218 (1881)
  • Homotypic
    • Limnorchis brevifolia (Greene) Rydb., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 28: 631 (1901)
    • Habenaria sparsiflora var. brevifolia (Greene) Correll, Leafl. W. Bot. 3: 244 (1943)
    • Platanthera sparsiflora var. brevifolia (Greene) Luer, Native Orchids U.S. & Canada excluding Florida: 240 (1975)
  • Heterotypic
    • Platanthera brevifolia f. alba P.M.Br., McAllen Int. Orchid Soc. J. 7(12): 8 (2006)
    • Limnorchis brevifolia f. alba (P.M.Br.) P.M.Br., S.L.Stewart & Gamarra, N. Amer. Native Orchid J. 15: 78 (2009)

Distribution edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • South-Central U.S.A.
      • New Mexico.
    • Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest.

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

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Vernacular names edit

English: Shortflowered bog orchid

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