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Orchid Species: Limnorchis foliosa

Kew currently accepted name is Platanthera dilatata

Limnorchis foliosa is an orchid species identified by Rydb. in 1901. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Platanthera dilatata.
Genus
Limnorchis (Limnorchis.)
Grex
foliosa
Parents
Species
Author
Rydb.
Year
1901
ORIGIN: Found in most all of Canada and the western USA.

DESCRIPTION: Large sized, cold growing terrestrial of bogs, swamp and damp meadows with an elongated stem carrying 2 long leaves and it blooms on an erect, terminal, 1 to 2' [30 to 60 cm] long, many [70] flowered, racemose inflorescence with delicately fragrant flowers that occurs in the summer.

FLOWER SIZE: About 1/2 inch [to 1.25 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Platanthera P dilatata 1833 (Pursh) Lindl. ex L.C.Beck
Add+ Tulotis Tulotis albiflora 1833 Raf.
Add+ Habenaria Hab flagellans 1880 S.Watson
Add+ Habenaria Hab leptoceratitis 1915 J.K.Henry
Add+ Habenaria Hab leucostachys 1880 (Lindl.) S.Watson
Add+ Habenaria Hab pedicellata 1877 S.Watson
Add+ Limnorchis Limnorchis fragrans 1901 Rydb. in N.L.Britton
Add+ Limnorchis Limnorchis graminifolia 1901 Rydb.
Add+ Limnorchis Limnorchis leptoceratitis 1901 Rydb.
Add+ Limnorchis Limnorchis leucostachys 1900 (Lindl.) Rydb.
Add+ Orchis Orchis agastachys 1835 Fisch. ex Lindl.
Add+ Platanthera P cylindrica 1826 Bach.Pyl.
Add+ Platanthera P graminea 1835 (Thouars) Lindl.
Add+ Platanthera P leucostachys 1835 Lindl.
Add+ Platanthera P lindleyi 1841 Steud.
Add+ Habenaria Hab dilatata 1823 (Pursh) Hook.
Add+ Limnorchis Limnorchis dilatata 1901 (Pursh) Rydb. in N.L.Britton
Add+ Piperia Pip dilatata 2000 (Pursh) Szlach. & Rutk.
Add+ Orchis Orchis dilatata 1813 Pursh
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