Platanthera orbiculata var. macrophylla

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Platanthera orbiculata var. macrophylla


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: Platanthera
Species: Platanthera orbiculata
Varietas: Platanthera orbiculata var. macrophylla


Platanthera orbiculata var. macrophylla (Goldie) Luer, Native Orchids U.S. & Canada excluding Florida: 222 (1975)


  • Basionym
    • Habenaria macrophylla Goldie, Edinburgh Philos. J. 6: 331 (1822)
  • Homotypic
    • Lysias macrophylla (Goldie) House, Muhlenbergia 1: 127 (1906)
    • Habenaria orbiculata f. macrophylla (Goldie) F.J.A.Morris & E.A.Eames, Our Wild Orchids: 122 (1929)
    • Habenaria orbiculata var. macrophylla (Goldie) B.Boivin, Naturaliste Canad. 94: 524 (1967)
    • Platanthera macrophylla (Goldie) P.M.Br., Wild Fl. Notes 3: 23 (1988)


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Eastern Canada
      • Labrador, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Isle, Québec.
    • North-Central U.S.A.
      • Minnesota.
    • Northeastern U.S.A.
      • Connecticut, Maine, Masachusettes, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont.

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Luer, C.A. 1975. The Native Orchids of the United States and Canada 222.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Greater roundleaved orchid

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