Dactylorhiza traunsteineri

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Narrow-leaved Marsh Orchid
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Genus: Dactylorhiza
Species: D. traunsteineri
Binomial name
Dactylorhiza traunsteineri
(Saut. ex Rchb. f.) Soó (1962)
  • Orchis traunsteineri Saut. ex Rchb. (1831) (Basionym)
  • Dactylorchis traunsteineri (Saut. ex Rchb.) Verm. (1947)
  • Dactylorhiza majalis subsp. traunsteineri (Saut. ex Rchb.) H. Sund. (1980)
  • Orchis curvifolia F.Nyl.
  • Dactylorchis curvifolia (F.Nyl.) Verm.
  • Dactylorhiza curvifolia (F.Nyl.) Czerep.
  • Orchis recurva F.Nyl. ex Fr.
  • Dactylorhiza pycnantha (Neuman) Aver.
  • Dactylorhiza irenica F.M.Vázquez
  • Orchis ruthei M.Schulze
  • Orchis rhenana Höppner
  • Orchis wirtgenii Höppner
  • Orchis rigida Höppner
  • Orchis gracilis Höppner
  • Orchis steegeri Höppner
  • Dactylorchis ruthei (M.Schulze) Verm.
  • Dactylorchis gracilis Hesl.-Harr.
  • Dactylorhiza gracilis (Höppner) Soó
  • Dactylorhiza rhenana (Höppner) Soó
  • Dactylorhiza rigida (Höppner) Soó
  • Dactylorhiza ruthei (M.Schulze) Soó
  • Dactylorhiza steegeri (Höppner) Soó
  • Dactylorhiza suevica (A.Fuchs) Soó
  • Dactylorhiza wirtgenii (Höppner) Soó
  • Dactylorhiza bohemica Businský
  • Dactylorhiza vironii Kreutz
  • Dactylorhiza devillersiorum P.Delforge
  • also many infraspecific names

Dactylorhiza traunsteineri (Narrow-leaved Marsh Orchid or Traunstein's Dactylorhiza) is a terrestrial species of orchid native to the cooler parts of the Eastern Hemisphere. It is native to the British Isles, Scandinavia, the Alps, and a region extending from Germany to Western Siberia.[1][2][3]

Five subspecies are recognized as of June 2014:[1]

  1. Dactylorhiza traunsteineri subsp. curvifolia (F.Nyl.) Soó - Czech Republic, Sweden, Finland, northern Russia
  2. Dactylorhiza traunsteineri subsp. irenica (F.M.Vázquez) Kreutz - Spain
  3. Dactylorhiza traunsteineri subsp. traunsteineri - most of species range
  4. Dactylorhiza traunsteineri subsp. turfosa (F.Proch.) Kreutz - Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia
  5. Dactylorhiza traunsteineri subsp. vosagiaca Kreutz & P.Wolff - Germany


  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Griebl, N. (2008). Vorkommen und verbreitung der gattung Dactylorhiza in Österreich. Berichte aus den arbeitskreisen heimische orchideen 25(2): 80-118.
  3. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, Orchide di Traunsteiner, Dactylorhiza traunsteineri (Saut. ex Rchb.) Soó

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