Dactylorhiza × braunii (Halácsy) Borsos & Soó 1961 Photo by © Dr W Jurgen Schrenk

Inflorescence Photo by © The UK Plant Database Website

Part Sun ColdSpring

Common Name Braun's Dactylorhiza

Flower Size

Found in Great Britain, Ireland, Spain, France, Germany, Czech, Austria, Hungary and Ukraine as a small to just medium sized, cold growing terrestrial that is a natural hybrid between D. fuchsii × D. majalis with lanceolate, green purple spotted leaves and blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Dactylorhiza × braunii nothosubsp. lilacina (F.Proch.) Holub 1998; Dactylorhiza × braunii nothosubsp. monticola (Potucek) ined.; Dactylorhiza × braunii nothosubsp. smitakii Batoušek 1997; Dactylorhiza × braunii nothovar. alpina (E.G.Camus) Soó 1962; Dactylorhiza × braunii nothovar. lilacina F.Proch. 1982; Dactylorhiza × braunii nothovar. monticola Potucek 1976; Dactylorhiza × monticola (Potucek) Gathoye & D.Tyteca 1994; *Orchis × braunii Halácsy 1881; Orchis × braunii nothovar. alpina E.G.Camus 1927

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 49 #11 1980 photo fide;