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Orchid Species: Dactylorchis gracilis

Kew currently accepted name is Dactylorhiza traunsteineri

Dactylorchis gracilis is an orchid species identified by Hesl.-Harr. in 1950. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Dactylorhiza traunsteineri.
Dactylorchis (Dtylo.)
ORIGIN: Found in Ireland, Great Britain, Norway, Sweden, Finland, France, Netherlands, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Yugoslavia, Poland, Belarus, all of Russia and western Siberia in alpine peat bogs at elevations up to 2100 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial found in lime rich soil with 2 to 4 lobed tubers with a short to long stem carrying 4 to 7 linear to oblong-lanceolate, almost erect, spotted or plain leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a terminal, erect, 1.2 to 4 [3 to 10 cm] long, cylindrical, lax, racemose inflorescence that has bracts that are longer than the flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 3/4 inch [0.75 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact traunsteineri 1962 (Saut. ex Rchb.) Soó
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact bohemica 1989 Businský
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact curvifolia 1981 (F.Nyl.) Czerep.
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact gracilis 1962 (Höppner) Soó
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact irenica 2008 F.M.Vázquez
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact pycnantha 1983 (Neuman) Aver.
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact schurii 1984 (Klinge) Aver.
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact suevica 1962 (A.Fuchs) Soó
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact vironii 2007 Kreutz
Add+ Dactylorchis Dtylo curvifolia 1947 (F.Nyl.) Verm.
Add+ Dactylorchis Dtylo ruthei 1947 (M.Schulze) Verm.
Add+ Orchis Orchis curvifolia 1844 F.Nyl.
Add+ Orchis Orchis recurva 1845 F.Nyl. ex Fr.
Add+ Orchis Orchis rhenana 1916 Höppner
Add+ Orchis Orchis rigida 1925 Höppner
Add+ Orchis Orchis ruthei 1897 M.Schulze
Add+ Orchis Orchis steegeri 1927 Höppner
Add+ Orchis Orchis wirtgenii 1916 Höppner
Add+ Dactylorchis Dtylo traunsteineri 1947 (Saut. ex Rchb.) Verm.
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact ruthei 1962 (M.Schulze) Soó
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact rigida 1962 (Höppner) Soó
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact devillersiorum 2011 P.Delforge
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact vosagiaca 2017 (Kreutz & P.Wolff) Herr-Heidtke & Heidtke ex P.Wolff
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact rhenana 1962 (Höppner) Soó
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact steegeri 1962 (Höppner) Soó
Add+ Dactylorhiza Dact wirtgenii 1962 (Höppner) Soó
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