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Linnaean Name: Orchis sambucina Linnaeus
Reference: Flora Suecica, ed. 2 : 312 (1755)
Provenance: "Habitat Holmiae ad praedium Mart. Triewald Mariaeberg, in planitie montium humentium; eandem aliis in locis juxta Holmiam lectam misit Eric. Tuwen."
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Linn. No. 1054.34 (LINN)
Designated by: Baumann & al. in Mitteilungsbl. Arbeitskr. Heim. Orchid. Baden-Württemberg 21 : 468, Abb. 13 (1989)
Current Name: Dactylorhiza sambucina (L.) Soó
Current Family: Orchidaceae
Comments: Baumann & al. assume that the type collection was made near Stockholm by Tuwen, although there are no annotations on the sheet itself to confirm this.
Record last updated: 28/12/2006