Epipactis taurica Fateryga & Kreutz 2012

Plant and flowers in situ Crimea Russia Photos by ????, ???????? ?. ?????-??? and The Flora of the Crimea Website

part shade to Cold LATE Spring Summer

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

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found only in Crimea of Russia as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial that with an erect, smooth stem carrying few few, ovate, acute, basally clasping leaves blooms in the late spring and summer on a terminal, erect, mostly one sided, lower bracts as long as the flowers, 2.8 to 7.2" [7 to 18 cm] long, 5 to 25 flowered inflorescence


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