Platanthera chapmanii (Small) Luer 1972 Photo courtesy of © Ron Parsons.

Comparison drawing of P ciliaris, P chapmani and P cristata Drawing by © Folsom and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name Chapman's Platanthera [American Botanist 1900's]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Eastern Texas to North Florida as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid that blooms in the late spring through early fall.

Synonyms *Blephariglottis chapmanii Small 1903; Habenaria chapmanii (Small) Ames 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Native Orchids of Florida Luer 1972 as Platanthera x chapmanii [said to be a hybrid of P ciliaris and P cristata]; ORQUIDEA (Méx.) 9(2): 1984 drawing/photo fide;