Epipactis tallosii A.Molnár & Robatsch 1996

Plant and flowers in situ Czechloslovakia Photos © by David Prusa and The Botany CZechloslovakia Website

part shade to Cold Summer

Common Name Tallos' Epipactis [Hungarian Botanist 1900's]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found only in Czechloslovakia, Hungary, Italy in oak woodlands at elevations around 100 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestial with an erect, yellow-green, thick, pubescent at tip stem carrying 3 to 8, yellowish-green, spreading, erect, slightly channeled, undulate margined cauline leaves , the median, rather small, rounded to lanceolate, the uppermost, narrowly lanceolate, bract-like leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, 2.8 to 12" [7 to 30 cm] long, lax, near one sided, to 50 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Epipactis tallosii subsp. zaupolensis Barbaro & Kreutz 2007; Epipactis zaupolensis (Barbaro & Kreutz) Bongiorni, De Vivo & Fori 2010

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