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Pseudorchis albida in Austria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchideae
Subtribe: Orchidinae
Genus: Pseudorchis
Species: P. albida
Binomial name
Pseudorchis albida
(L.) Á.Löve & D.Löve
  • Leucorchis E.Mey
  • Triplorhiza Ehrh.
  • Polybactrum Salisb.
  • Bicchia Parl.
  • Satyrium albidum L.
  • Orchis albida (L.) Scop.
  • Habenaria albida (L.) R.Br. in W.T.Aiton
  • Gymnadenia albida (L.) Rich.
  • Sieberia albida (L.) Spreng.
  • Coeloglossum albidum (L.) Hartm.
  • Entaticus albidus (L.) Gray
  • Chamorchis albida (L.) Dumort.
  • Platanthera albida (L.) Lindl.
  • Peristylus albidus (L.) Lindl.
  • Leucorchis albida (L.) E.Mey. in C.A.Patze, E.H.F.Meyer & L.Elkan
  • Bicchia albida (L.) Parl.
  • Pseudorchis alpina Ség.
  • Orchis alpina (Ség.) Crantz
  • Satyrium trifidum Vill.
  • Orchis parviflora Poir. in Lamarck
  • Satyrium scanense L. ex Steud.
  • Blephariglottis albiflora Raf.
  • Habenaria transsilvanica Schur
  • Leucorchis lucida Fuss
  • Gymnadenia albida var. borensis Zapal.

Pseudorchis is a monotypic genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. The sole species is the small white orchid (Pseudorchis albida). It is found across much of Europe and northern Asia from Spain and Iceland to Kamchatka, including France, Great Britain, Germany, Poland, Scandinavia, Ukraine and much of Russia. It also occurs in Greenland and eastern Canada (Quebec, Newfoundland & Labrador).[1] (Codes) [2][3]

Three subspecies are recognized:

See also[edit]


  • Séguier, J. F. (1754) Plantae Veronenses 3: 254.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2001). Orchidoideae (Part 1). Genera Orchidacearum 2: 357 ff. Oxford University Press.
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart

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