Aceras anthropophorum (L.) W.T. Aiton - Man Orchid

Conservation status

  • IUCN (2001) - Endangered: Current

    A taxon is Endangered when it is not Critically endangered but is facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild in the near future.

  • Nationally scarce: Current

    Occurring in 16-100 hectads in Great Britain.

  • Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 - Species of Principal Importance in England (sec: Current

    Species “of principal importance for the purpose of conserving biodiversity” covered under section 41 (England) of the NERC Act (2006) and therefore need to be taken into consideration by a public body when performing any of its functions with a view to conserving biodiversity.

  • UK Biodiversity Action Plan priority species: Current

    The UK List of Priority Species and Habitats contains 1150 species and 65 habitats that have been listed as priorities for conservation action under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan (UK BAP).

Preferred name

  • Well-formed:
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    Aceras anthropophorum (L.) W.T. Aiton

Common names


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