Dactylorhiza aristata

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Orchis aristata 02.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchideae
Subtribe: Orchidinae
Genus: Dactylorhiza
Species: D. aristata
Binomial name
Dactylorhiza aristata
(Fisch. ex Lindl.) Soó (1962)
  • Orchis aristata Fisch. ex Lindl. (1835) (Basionym)
  • Orchis latifolia var. beeringiana Cham. (1828)
  • Orchis beeringiana (Cham.) Kudô (1922)
  • Orchis aristata var. immaculata Makino (1932)
  • Orchis aristata var. maculata Makino (1932)
  • Orchis aristata var. perbracteata Lepage (1952)
  • Dactylorhiza aristata var. kodiakensis Luer & G.M. Luer (1972)
  • Dactylorhiza aristata f. perbracteata (Lepage) Catling (1982)
  • Dactylorhiza aristata f. alba P.M.Br. (2005)
  • Dactylorhiza aristata f. rosea P.M.Br. (1995)
  • Dactylorhiza aristata f. albomaculata P.M.Br. (2005)

Dactylorhiza aristata, the keyflower, is a species of orchid. It is native to Japan, Korea, northeastern China (Hebei, Henan, Shandong, Shanxi), the Russian Far East, and Alaska (including the Aleutians).[1][2]