AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Limodorum Boehm., Defin. Gen. Pl.: 358 (1760).
Synonyms:
Limodoron St.-Lag., Ann. Soc. Bot. Lyon 7: 129 (1880), orth. var.
Ionorchis Beck, Fl. Nieder-Österreich 2(1): 215 (1890).
Jonorchis Beck, Fl. Nieder-Österreich 1: 215 (1890).
Lequeetia Bubani, Fl. Pyren. 4: 57 (1901).
Description:
Distribution:
Europe, Medit. to Caucasus.
Species:

Limodorum abortivum (L.) Sw. Europe, Medit. to Caucasus.
Limodorum abortivum var. abortivum Europe, Medit. to Caucasus.
Limodorum trabutianum Batt. Iberian Pen., Baleares, NW. Africa.

World Checklist of Monocotyledons. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.kew.org/wcsp/monocots/ accessed 2/1/2010
Bibliography and References:
Bartolo G, Pulvirenti S. 1999 Limodorum rubriflorum (Orchidaceae): a new species from the Eastern Mediterranean area. Caesiana no. 12. 1-10 (1999)
Christenson EA. 1999 (1422) Proposal to conserve the name Dendrobium teres (Orchidaceae) against Limodorum subulatum. Taxon 48. (3): 587-588 (1999)
Dressler RL. 1990 The Neottieae in orchid classification. Lindleyana. 5. 102-9.
Wood J. 1993 Plant portraits: 230 and 231. Limodorum abortivum. Orchidaceae. Kew Mag. 10. (4): 161-166 (1993)