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Linnaean Name: Orchis incarnata Linnaeus
Reference: Flora Suecica, ed. 2 : 312 (1755)
Provenance: "Habitat [in Sueciae] in Pratis rarius."
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Linn. No. 1054.33 (LINN)
Designated by: Vermeulen in Stud. Dactylorchids : 89 (1947)
Current Name: Dactylorhiza incarnata (L.) Soó
Current Family: Orchidaceae
Comments: See reviews by Baumann & al. (in Mitteilungsbl. Arbeitskr. Heim. Orchid. Baden-Württemberg 21: 458, Abb. 10. 1989) and Pedersen (in Taxon 49: 541. 2000), both of whom follow Vermeulen's choice of type.
Record last updated: 10/04/2006