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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Liliopsida
Subclassis: Liliidae
Ordo: Asparagales
Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Orchideae
Subtribus: Orchidinae
Genus: Himantoglossum
Species: H. adriaticum - H. affine - H. caprinum - H. hircinum


Himantoglossum (Spreng., 1826)

Himantoglossum is a genus placed in the orchid family. It is native to Europe and has an interesting labellum which is divided into three parts. The part in the middle is the longest.

It contains the following species:

1. Himantoglossum adriaticum H.Baumann, Orchidee (Hamburg) 29: 171 (1978).
2. Himantoglossum affine (Boiss.) Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 15: 287 (1918).
3. Himantoglossum calcaratum (Beck) Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Sonderbeih. A 1: 145 (1927).
4. Himantoglossum caprinum (M.Bieb.) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 3: 694 (1826).
5. Himantoglossum formosum (Steven) K.Koch, Linnaea 22: 287 (1849).
6. Himantoglossum hircinum (L.) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 3: 694 (1826).
7. Himantoglossum montis-tauri Kreutz & W.L├╝ders, J. Eur. Orch. 29: 655 (1997).

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