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Orchid Species: Arthrochilium giganteum

Kew currently accepted name is Epipactis gigantea

Arthrochilium giganteum is an orchid species identified by (Douglas ex Hook.) Szlach. in 2003. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Epipactis gigantea.
Genus
Arthrochilium (Arh.)
Grex
giganteum
Parents
Species
Author
(Douglas ex Hook.) Szlach.
Year
2003
ORIGIN: Found in the US, Canada and Mexico as a medium to large sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial that is found at altitudes of 150 to 500 meters along rivers and streams, seepage banks and springs.

DESCRIPTION: Found in the US, Canada and Mexico as a medium to large sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial that is found at altitudes of 150 to 500 meters along rivers and streams, seepage banks and springs with short rhizomes and a tall stem carrying 4 to 12, ovate-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a terminal, laxly few to several flowered raceme with longlasting flowers and that has leafy, lanceolate bracts and a fuzzy rachis.

FLOWER SIZE: To about 2 inches [to 5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Epipactis Epcts gigantea 1839 Douglas ex Hook.
Add+ Cephalanthera Ceph kokanica 1935 Regel ex Nevski in V.L.Komarov (ed.)
Add+ Epipactis Epcts americana 1840 Lindl.
Add+ Epipactis Epcts pringlei 1920 Gand.
Add+ Limodorum Limo giganteum 1891 (Douglas ex Hook.) Kuntze
Add+ Peramium Peramium giganteum 1894 (Douglas ex Hook.) J.M.Coult.
Add+ Amesia Amesia gigantea 1913 (Douglas ex Hook.) A.Nelson & J.F.Macbr.
Add+ Helleborine Helleborine gigantea 1909 (Douglas ex Hook.) Druce
Add+ Serapias Srps gigantea 1908 (Douglas ex Hook.) A.A.Eaton
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Epcts. gigantea 'Linda' (2 awards in 2012) Epcts. gigantea 'Serpentine Night' (1993)
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