Platanthera


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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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The federal government listed the western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara Sheviak and Bowles) as a threatened species in 1989.
Bayesian approaches for the analysis of population genetic structure: an example from Platanthera leucophaea (Orchidaceae).
The eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea), one of the upper Midwest's most beautiful wildflowers, was once widespread in the region's prairies and wetlands.
However, the cover of this guild declined by nearly 50% (shade-tolerant herbs, Table 2), and several common woodland species (16 shade-tolerant and 13 intermediate tolerant species) were lost from the plots over the 26-year interval [e.g., Stylosanthes biflora (L.) BSP, Platanthera clavellata (Michaux) Luer and Prosartes lanuginosa (Michx.) D.
In addition, Bulbophyllum drymoglossum and Platanthera hologlottis show very low estimates of [H.sub.eP] (Table 1).
These works include the entire family, certain subfamilies, tribes or subtribes [47-60], or more specific works at the level of certain genera like Serapias [61], Dactylorhiza [62, 63], Nigritella and Gymnadenia [64-66], Anacamptis, Orchis, and Neotinea [67-69], Limnorchis and Platanthera [70], Chamorchis and Traunsteinera [71], or Ophrys [72, 73].
ex Eaton), and the prairie white fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea (Nutt.) Lindl.) (Yatskievych 2000).
0.014 0.14 0.15 Micranthes micranthidifolia 7.342 3.00 10.34 Mitchella repens 0.074 0.42 0.49 Mitella diphylla 0.007 0.07 0.08 Monarda didyma 3.870 4.33 8.20 Nabalus altissimus 0.155 0.91 1.06 Oclemena acuminata 0.014 0.14 0.15 Osmorhiza claytonii 0.226 0.56 0.79 Oxalis violacea 0.081 0.84 0.92 Persicaria sagittata 0.007 0.07 0.08 Phacelia fimbriata 0.007 0.07 0.08 Phlox stolonifera 0.125 0.14 0.26 Pilea pumila 0.898 0.56 1.46 Platanthera clavellata 0.007 0.07 0.08 Platanthera psycodes * 0.024 0.07 0.09 Podophyllum peltatum 0.024 0.07 0.09 Polygonatum biflorum var.
Native California and related species of Calypso, Epipactis, Goodyera, Piperia, Platanthera. Bot.
Platanthera integrilabia can be found along sandy, damp, wooded streams.
The object of the study was Platanthera bifolia (L.) Rich.--a tuberous orchid, a cryptophyte.