Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Tracheophyta > Subdivision Spermatophytina > Class Magnoliopsida > Superorder Lilianae > Order Asparagales > Family Orchidaceae > Genus Epipogium

Epipogium aphyllum Sw.

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EpipogiumBorkh.accepted genus name
Ceratopsis Lindl. heterotypic synonym
Epipogion St.-Lag. heterotypic synonym
Epipogon Ledeb. heterotypic synonym
Galera Blume heterotypic synonym
Podanthera Wight heterotypic synonym
Epipogion St.-Lag. orthographic variant
Epipogon Ledeb. orthographic variant

Species group names

Orchis aphylla F. W. Schmidt homotypic synonym; nom. illeg.
Epipactis epipogium (L.) All. heterotypic synonym
Epipogium aphyllum f. albiflorum Y. N. Lee & K. S. Lee heterotypic synonym
Epipogium aphyllum var. stenochilum Hand.-Mazz. heterotypic synonym
Epipogium epipogium (L.) H. Karst. heterotypic synonym; nom. inval.
Epipogium generalis E. H. L. Krause heterotypic synonym
Epipogium gmelinii Rich. heterotypic synonym; nom. nud.
Limodorum epipogium (L.) Sw. heterotypic synonym
Satyrium epipogium L. heterotypic synonym
Serapias epigogium (L.) Steud. heterotypic synonym
Orchis aphylla F. W. Schmidt replaced synonym; nom. illeg.

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bulgarian: Безлистен епипогиум sources: Bulgarian PESI focal point
 English-United States: Ghost Orchid sources: Charles Hussey
 Norwegian Bokmål: huldreblom
 Norwegian Nynorsk: huldreblom
 Swedish: skogsfru
 Ukrainian: Надбородник безлистий sources: Ukraine PESI focal point
 Welsh: y galdrist rithiol


nomenclatural reference

Summa Veg. Scand. 1814.




World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (2010), copyright © The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Epipogium aphyllum Sw.. Accessed through: Euro+Med PlantBase at http://ww2.bgbm.org/euroPlusMed/PTaxonDetail.asp?UUID=E4BC7285-F703-4AFC-9F1A-DB89F1C1F55A




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