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Noun1.Platanthera - herbaceous terrestrial orchids of temperate northern and southern hemispheres
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Orchidaceae, orchid family, Orchidaceae - enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers
Habenaria bifolia, lesser butterfly orchid, Platanthera bifolia - south European orchid having fragrant greenish-white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Habenaria
greater butterfly orchid, Habenaria chlorantha, Platanthera chlorantha - south European orchid with dark green flowers that are larger and less fragrant than Platanthera bifolia; sometimes placed in genus Habenaria
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Examining the effects of fragmentation on genetic variation in Platanthera leucophaea (Orchidaceae): inferences from allozyme and random amplified polymorphic DNA markers.
Variable selection in Platanthera bifolia (Orchidaceae): phenotypic selection differed between sex functions in a drought year.
Native California and related species of Calypso, Epipactis, Goodyera, Piperia, Platanthera.
Platanthera integrilabia can be found along sandy, damp, wooded streams.
Evidence for pollination ecotypes in the yellow-fringed orchid, Platanthera ciliaris.
Data gathered subsequently in the laboratory using several analytical techniques all pointed to the discovery of a new species, and suggested that the species - named Platanthera azorica.
35) Esta especie en la actualidad se conoce como Platanthera bifolia y habita en Espana, Portugal y Marruecos.
tinctorium (Iridaceae) (Espejo y Lopez-Ferrari, en prensa); Platanthera limosa, Schieedela durangensis y Spiranthes graminea (Orchidaceae) (Sosa y Garcia, en prensa); Agrostis calderoniae, Muhlenbergia orophila y M.
Three species, including Caltha palustris, Cypripedium acaule, and Platanthera ciliaris, were documented with photographs only.
X Platanthera aquilonis Sheviak X Spiranthes cernua (L.