Liparis loeselii

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Liparis loeselii
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Subtribe: Malaxidinae
Genus: Liparis
L. loeselii
Binomial name
Liparis loeselii
  • Ophrys loeselii L.
  • Ophrys trigona Gilib.
  • Ophrys pulchella Salisb.
  • Cymbidium loeselii (L.) Sw.
  • Malaxis loeselii (L.) Sw.
  • Serapias loeselii (L.) Hoffm.
  • Malaxis correana W.P.C. Barton
  • Malaxis longifolia W. P. C. Barton
  • Pseudorchis loeselii (L.) Gray
  • Anistylis lutea Raf.
  • Sturmia loeselii (L.) Rchb.
  • Liparis correana (W. P. C. Barton) Spreng.
  • Paliris loeselii (L.) Dumort.
  • Mesoptera loeselii (L.) Raf.
  • Orchis loeselii (L.) MacMill.
  • Liparis bifolia St.-Lag.
  • Leptorkis loeselii (L.) MacMill.
  • Liparis loeselii var. ovata Ridd. ex Godfery

Liparis loeselii, the fen orchid,[2] yellow widelip orchid,[3] or bog twayblade,[4] is a species of orchid. It is native to Europe, northern Asia, the eastern United States, and eastern Canada.[1] It grows in fens, bogs and dune slacks.[1] It has yellow flowers and glossy yellow-green leaves.[5]

  1. Liparis loeselii subsp. loeselii - Europe, Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada, United States
  2. Liparis loeselii subsp. orientalis Efimov - Altay region of Russia
  3. Liparis loeselii subsp. sachalinensis (Nakai) Efimov - Sakhalin Island in Russia


  1. ^ a b c Pridgeon, Alec M. (1992). The Illustrated encyclopedia of orchids. Timber Press. p. 155. ISBN 978-0-88192-267-7.
  2. ^ "BioLib - Liparis loeselii (Fen Orchid)".
  3. ^ USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Liparis loeselii". The PLANTS Database ( Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Liparis loeselii". Connecticut Botanical Society. March 1, 2015. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  5. ^ NPT CBC - County Flower
  6. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

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