genus Dactylorhiza


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Related to genus Dactylorhiza: Dactylorhiza fuchsii
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Noun1.genus Dactylorhiza - genus of terrestrial orchids of Europe and Asia and North Africa
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
marsh orchid - any of several orchids of the genus Dactylorhiza having fingerlike tuberous roots; Europe and Mediterranean region
common spotted orchid, Dactylorhiza fuchsii, Dactylorhiza maculata fuchsii - European orchid having lanceolate leaves spotted purple and pink to white or mauve flowers spotted or lined deep red or purple
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The genus Dactylorhiza (Orchidaceae) is represented by approximately 75 species, distributed in most parts of Northern temperate zone.
Species diversity versus phylogenetic diversity: A practical study in the taxonomically difficult genus Dactylorhiza (Orchidaceae).