Dactylorhiza sambucina (L.) Soó

Dactylorhiza sambucina (L.) Soó

Synonymy

  • Orchis sambucina L.
  • "Dactylorhiza sulphurea" auct. fl. graec., non (Link) Franco, err. sec. Dimopoulos, Raus, Bergmeier, Constantinidis, Iatrou, Kokkini, Strid & Tzanoudakis 20131
  • 1. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E. & al., Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31. 2013
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Taxon info

Dactylorhiza sambucina is a widespread European species, often gregarious on montane and subalpine meadows in N & C Greece, where it is generally the first orchid to flower. Plants with yellow and reddish flowers often grow side by side, intermediate individuals being scarce.A
A. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E. & al., Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31. 2013: p. 350 [Plate 17.5]

Distribution

NPi SPi Pe StE EC NC NE 

Greece (East Central Greece present; North Central Greece present; North Pindos present; North-East Greece present; Peloponnisos present; South Pindos present; Sterea Ellas present)

Status

Native / Non Range-Restricted

Chorology

European

Life-form

Geophyte (Cryptophyte)

Habitat

Temperate and submediterranean Grasslands, Freshwater habitats

IUCN category

Least Concern

Presidential Decree 67/81

Yes

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