!Neotinea maculata (Desfontaines) Stearn 1975 Photo by Rogier Van Vugt and his P Base Orchid Photo Wesbsite

Plant and Flowers in situ Photo courtesy of Pascal Pernot and His Orchids of France and Europe

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Common Name The Spotted Neotina

Found in Great Britain, Western Europe through Greece and into Asia Minor as a miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial orchid that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a long, erect, laxly several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Aceras densiflora Boissier 1840; Aceras densiflorum f. bifidum J.A.Guim. 1887; Aceras densiflorum f. tridentatum J.A.Guim. 1887; Aceras intacta [Link] Rchb. fil. 1833; Aceras maculatum (Desf.) Gren. 1855; Aceras secundiflorum (Bertol.) Lindl. 1832; Aceras vayredae K.Richt. 1890; Coeloglossum densiflorum C. Hartm. ex Willk. & B. Lange 1870; Habenaria intacta (Link) Lindl. ex Benth. 1881; Habenaria maculata [Rchb.f]Benth. ?; Himantoglossum parviflorum Spreng. 1826; Himantoglossum secundiflorum (Bertol.) Rchb. 1830; Neotinea intacta [Link] Rchb. fil 1852; Neotinea intacta f. bifida (J.A.Guim.) Soó 1928; Neotinea intacta f. tridentata (J.A.Guim.) Soó 1928; Neotinea intacta var. bifida (J.A.Guim.) E.G.Camus 1908; Neotinea intacta f. luteola Renz 1930; Neotinea intacta var. tridentata (J.A.Guim.) E.G.Camus, Bergon & A.Camus 1908; Neotinea maculata f. alba Maire & Weiller 2009; Neotinea maculata f. luteola (Renz) F.M.Vázquez 2009; Neotinea maculata var. stricta Landwehr 1977; Ophrys densiflora Desf. 1807; Ophrys secundiflora Steud. 1840; Orchis atlantica Willd. 1805; Orchis ecalcarata Costa & Vayr 1880; Orchis imbecilla Sol. ex Britten 1904; Orchis intacta Link 1799; Orchis maculata (Desf.) Batt. 1884; Orchis sagittata Munby, Fl. Algérie: 100 (1847; Orchis secundiflora Bertol. 1806; Orchis ustulata var. ecalcarata (Costa & Vayr) Nyman 1890; Peristylus atlanticus (Willd.) Lindl. 1835; Peristylus densiflorus (Desf.) Lindl. 1835; Peristylus maculatus (Desf.) Rchb.f. 1850; Satyrium atlanticum (Willd.) Lindl. 1835; Satyrium densiflorum Brot. 1804; *Satyrium maculatum Desf. 1799; Satyrium parviflorum Pers. 1807; Tinea cylindrica Biv. 1833; Tinea intacta (Link) Boiss. 1882; Tinea maculata (Desf.) Vis. 1851

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as N intacta; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as N intacta; Die Orchideen #4 13-16 tafel 5 Rudolph Schlechter 1971 as N intacta photo ok; Die Orchideen Band 3 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1973 as N intacta photo ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 50 No 10 1981 photo; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 40 2000; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 2 Part One Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2001 photo/drawing fide;

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