|leopard marsh orchid|
(Druce) Soó (1962)
Dactylorhiza praetermissa, the southern marsh orchid or leopard marsh orchid, is a commonly occurring species of European orchid. It is native to northern and central Europe (Britain, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, France and the Baltic Republics). It is also reportedly naturalized in Italy and in parts of Canada (Ontario and Newfoundland).
Subspecies and varieties
Many names for infraspecific taxa have been proposed. At of June 2014, the following are recognized:
- Dactylorhiza praetermissa var. junialis (Verm.) Senghas - Britain, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Canada
- Dactylorhiza praetermissa subsp. osiliensis (Pikner) Kreutz - Sweden, Baltic Republics
- Dactylorhiza praetermissa subsp. praetermissa - Britain, Denmark, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy
- Dactylorhiza praetermissa subsp. schoenophila R.M.Bateman & Denholm - Britain
- Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
- Nonis, U. (2012). Presenza di Dactylorhiza praetermissa (Druce) Soó in Carnia e in Cadore (Italia nord-orientale). GIROS Notizie 50: 57-59.
- Media related to Dactylorhiza praetermissa at Wikimedia Commons
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