Dactylorhiza venusta (T.Stephenson & T.A.Stephenson) Soo 1962

Plant in situ Ireland Photos by John Diggin and The Irish Wildflowers Website


Common Name The Beautiful Dactylorhiza

Flower Size

Found in Great Britain and Ireland as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial that is a natural hybrid between D. fuchsii D. purpurella and blooms in the later spring

Synonyms Dactylorhiza hebridella (Wilmott) So 1962; Dactylorhiza venusta nothosubsp. hebridella (Wilmott) P.D.Sell in P.D.Sell & G.Murrell 1996; Orchis hebridella Wilmott 1939; *Orchis venusta T.Stephenson & T.A.Stephenson 1922

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ;