Malaxis monophyllos

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White adder's mouth
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Malaxideae
Genus: Malaxis
Species: M. monophyllos
Binomial name
Malaxis monophyllos
(L.) Sw. 1800
Synonyms[1]

Malaxis monophyllos, the white adder's mouth, is a terrestrial species of orchid. It is widespread across much of Europe (Germany, Italy, Poland, Scandinavia, Ukraine, etc.),[2] Asia (China, Japan, Russia, Nepal, Philippines, etc.), and much of southern Canada.[1][3] In the United States, it grows mostly in southern Alaska, New England and the Great Lakes region, with isolated populations reported from Colorado and California.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Malaxis monophyllos". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 
  2. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, Microstile, Malaxis monophyllos includes photos and European distribution map
  3. ^ Chen, Xinqi; Wood, Jeffrey J. "Malaxis monophyllos". Flora of China. 25 – via eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. 
  4. ^ Catling, Paul M.; Magrath, Lawrence K. (2002). "Malaxis monophyllos". In Flora of North America Editorial Committee. Flora of North America North of Mexico (FNA). 26. New York and Oxford – via eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. 
  5. ^ "Malaxis monophyllos". County-level distribution map from the North American Plant Atlas (NAPA). Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2014. 

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