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Related to Platanthera: Platanthera chlorantha, Platanthera bifolia, lesser butterfly orchid, greater butterfly orchid
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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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Platanthera integrilabia can be found along sandy, damp, wooded streams.
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.
Notable taxonomic observations included the Purple Fringeless Orchid, Platanthera peramoena (A.
Three species, including Caltha palustris, Cypripedium acaule, and Platanthera ciliaris, were documented with photographs only.
X Platanthera aquilonis Sheviak X Spiranthes cernua (L.
The parameters of floral structure within Platanthera leucophaea and the proboscis length and foraging modes of moths ultimately determined which moth species actually pollinated one of two variants (or cryptic species) within the P.
On Java, for instance, Platanthera suzane has been used as a remedy for skin ailments (Suryowinoto 1982).