Himantoglossum caprinum

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Himantoglossum caprinum
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Genus: Himantoglossum
H. caprinum
Binomial name
Himantoglossum caprinum
  • Orchis caprina M.Bieb. (basionym)
  • Aceras caprinum (M.Bieb.) Lindl.
  • Aceras hircina var. caprina (M.Bieb.) Rchb.f.
  • Loroglossum caprinum (M.Bieb.) Beck
  • Loroglossum hircinum var. caprinum (M.Bieb.) Gallé
  • Loroglossum hircinum subsp. caprinum (M.Bieb.) E.G.Camus in E.G.Camus, P.Bergon & A.A.Camus
  • Himantoglossum hircinum ssp. caprinum (M.Bieb.) H. Sund.
  • Himantoglossum caprinum ssp. rumelicum H. Baumann & R. Lorenz
  • Himantoglossum caprinum ssp. robustissimum Kreutz

Himantoglossum caprinum is a species of orchid native to southeastern Europe and the Middle East.[1][2][3]

Two subspecies are recognized:

  • Himantoglossum caprinum subsp. caprinum - Crete and other Greek Islands, Crimea, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Palestine, Israel, Bulgaria
  • Himantoglossum caprinum subsp. rumelicum H.Baumann & R.Lorenz - Czech Republic, Croatia, Montenegro, Greece, Crimea, North Caucasus, Turkey, Palestine, Israel


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Himantoglossum caprinum
  2. ^ La Croix, I. F.; Aubron, Manuel (2008). The New Encyclopedia of Orchids:1500 Species in cultivation. Timber Press. p. 224. ISBN 978-0-88192-876-1. Retrieved June 21, 2009.
  3. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Himantoglossum caprinum subsp. rumelicum

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