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Nigritella rhellicani
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchideae
Genus: Nigritella

Nigritella is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family (Orchidaceae).

Several species of Gymnadenia were formerly classified under Nigritella. The nothogeneric name ×Gymnigritella was used for hybrids between these two groups.


See also[edit]


  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (1999–2003). Genera Orchidacearum. Oxford Univ. Press.
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart
  • Biolib