Gymnadenia frivaldii Hampe ex Griseb. 1846

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Full sun Cold LATERSpring

Common Name Frivald's Gymnadenia

Flower Size

Found in Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Yugoslavia and Greece as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the later spring on a terminal, erect, densely many flowered inflorescence

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Gymnadenia friwaldskyana (Fuss) Hampe ex K.Richt. 1890; Gymnadenia richteri I.Györffy 1904; Leucorchis frivaldii (Hampe ex Griseb.) Schltr. 1919; Leucorchis friwaldskyana Fuss 1866; Orchis albida Friv. ex Hampe 1837; Pseudorchis frivaldii (Hampe ex Griseb.) P.F.Hunt 1971

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as G friwaldskyana