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|Epipogium aphyllum flowers|
Epipogium is a genus of terrestrial achlorophyllous myco-heterotrophic orchids. The genus is sympodial with no root. Leaves are scale-like. Flowers are non-resupinate, arranged in terminal racemes. Stigmas are 2-lobed and the rostellum is ventrally situated and not prominent.
- Epipogium aphyllum Swartz 1814 - widespread across much of Europe and northern Asia from Spain to Kamchatka and south to the Himalayas
- Epipogium japonicum Makino 1904 - Japan (Honshu), Taiwan (Hengchun Peninsula), China (Sichuan).
- Epipogium roseum (D.Don) Lindl. 1857 disjunct distribution: tropical Africa; also Indian Subcontinent, China, Japan, Southeast Asia (Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines etc.), New Guinea, Australia and some islands of the western Pacific
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