Orchis brancifortii

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Orchis brancifortii


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Orchideae
Subtribus: Orchidinae
Genus: Orchis
Subgenus: Orchis subg. Masculae
Sectio: Orchis sect. Pusillae
Species: Orchis brancifortii


Orchis brancifortii Biv., Stirp. Rar. Sicilia 1: 3 (1813)


  • Homotypic
    • Anacamptis brancifortii (Biv.) Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 275 (1835)
    • Orchis quadripunctata f. brancifortii (Biv.) Soó, Bot. Arch. 23: 55 (1928)
    • Orchis quadripunctata subsp. brancifortii (Biv.) E.G.Camus, Iconogr. Orchid. Europe: 207 (1928)
    • Androrchis brancifortii (Biv.) D.Tyteca & E.Klein, J. Eur. Orch. 40: 542 (2008)
  • Heterotypic
    • Orchis quadripunctata f. macrochila Halácsy, Consp. Fl. Graec. 3: 172 (1904)
      • Typus: Greece, “Creta orient. Distr. Viano. Prope Christos. 7.IV.1900,” Leonis 121 (WU 0078443).
    • Orchis quadripunctata lusus obscura K.Malý, Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 54: 184 (1904)
    • Orchis brancifortii f. maculata J.Baláz & M.Baláz, Die Orchidee (Hamburg) 46: 84 (1995)


Native distribution areas:
  • Europe
    • Southeastern Europe
      • Italy, Sicilia.
    • Southwestern Europe
      • Sardegna.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Brancifortis Knabenkraut
English: Branciforti's orchid
italiano: Orchide di Branciforti

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