Epipactis placentina Bongiorni & P.Grünanger 1993

Side view of Flower

Plant and flowers in situ Italy Photos © by Enrico Romani and The Alter Vista Website

part shade to Cold LATESpring Summer

Common Name The Plaisance Epipactis [A town In Lombardy Italy]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in France, Corsica, Switzerland, Czechloslaovakia, Italy and Sicily at the edges of mixed forests at elevations of 600 to 1400 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with 3 to 8, near alternate, spreading-near arching, to flat, fine, irregular serrations on the margins leaves thta blooms in the late spring and summer on a terminal, erect, rather lax, 8 to 32 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Epipactis placentina subsp. robatschiana (Bartolo, D'Emerico, Pulv., Terrasi & Stuto) S.Hertel & Presser 2006; Epipactis placentina var. robatschiana (Bartolo, D'Emerico, Pulv., Terrasi & Stuto) P.Delforge 2006; Epipactis robatschiana Bartolo, D'Emerico, Pulv. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Europe, North Africa and the Middle east Delforge 2005 photo fide