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Round Headed Orchid
globe orchid
Traunsteinera globosa a1.jpg
Traunsteinera globosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchideae
Genus: Traunsteinera

Orchites Schur

Traunsteinera, the Round Headed Orchid, or globe orchid, is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. There are two known species, native to Europe, Turkey and the Caucasus.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, Orchide dei pascoli, Round Headed Orchid, Traunsteinera globosa (L.) Rchb., Fl. Saxon.: 87. 1842
  3. ^ Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2001). Orchidoideae (Part 1). Genera Orchidacearum 2: 1-416. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

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