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Common name

English: Common Spotted Orchid

German: Fuchs’ Knabenkraut

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Liliopsida (387)

      Order: Orchidales (27)

        Family: Orchidaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Dactylorhiza (2)

            Epithet: fuchsii (Druce) Soó (1)

fuchsii => in honor of Leonhart Fuchs (1501-1566), German physician and botanist

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple

External links

Check for Dactylorhiza fuchsii at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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