Neotinea

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Neotinea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchideae
Subtribe: Orchidinae
Genus: Neotinea
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Synonyms[1]
  • Tinea Biv., illegitimate
  • Odontorchis D.Tyteca & E.Klein

Neotinea is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It is native to much of Europe, the Mediterranean region, and the islands of the eastern Atlantic, from the Canaries, Madeira and Ireland east to Iran and Western Siberia.[1][2]

Taxonomy[edit]

The genus Neotinea is named after an Italian botanist, Vincenzo Tineo (1791-1856), who was Director of Palermo botanical garden and later the Chancellor of Palermo University. His published works include 'Plantarum rariorum Sicilae' (1817) and 'Catalogus plantarum horti' (1827)[3]

Species[edit]

As of June 2014, the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families accepts five species including one of hybrid origin:[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Search for Neotinea", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2014-06-11
  2. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, Neotinea
  3. ^ Plant Lives - Plant Biographies
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