Dactylorhiza salina (Turcz. ex Lindl.) Soó 1962

Plant in situ Sichuan China Photos by © Jean-François Weiss and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Salty Dactylorhiza

Flower Size

Found in Siberia, the Russian Far East, the Caucasus; Kazakhastan, Kirgizstan; Mongolia, Xinjiang and Sichuan China as well as Tibet at elevations around 3600 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the later spring

Synonyms Dactylorchis salina (Turcz. ex Lindl.) Verm. 1947; Dactylorhiza cruenta subsp. salina (Turcz. ex Lindl.) E.Nelson 1976; Dactylorhiza knorringiana (Kraenzl.) Ikonn. 1969 publ. 1970; Dactylorhiza umbrosa subsp. knorringiana (Kraenzl.) Soo 1969; Dactylorhiza umbrosa var. knorringiana (Kraenzl.) Soó 1962; Orchis incarnata var. knorringiana Kraenzl. 1931; Orchis knorringiana (Kraenzl.) Czerniak.1951; *Orchis salina Turcz. ex Lindl. 1835; Orchis orientalis subsp. salina (Turcz. ex Lindl.) Klinge 1898;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 4 193 to 256 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1973