Taxon: Epipactis gigantea Douglas
Family: Orchidaceae subfamily: Epidendroideae.
Nomen number: 448137
Place of publication: W. J. Hooker, Fl. bor.-amer. 2:202, t. 202. 1839
Name verified on: 20-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
- authorship verified from original literature
- both the name and its validating diagnosis were simultaneously ascribed to Douglas, so he is the author of the name (see Melbourne ICN Art. 46, Ex. 9)
No species priority site assigned.
2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
database of Botanic Gardens
Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION CONCERN BECAUSE RARE OR ENDANGERED
Species on the following lists:
Native: (links to
other web resources are provided for some distributions)
- NORTHERN AMERICA
(Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia [s.]
North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Oklahoma [s.], South Dakota [s.w.]
Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming [w.]
South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte, Baja Sur
Check other web resources for Epipactis gigantea Douglas:
- Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be
inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require
specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with
properly documented herbarium material.
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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville,
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?448137 (02 October 2014)
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