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Common name

English: Heath Spotted Orchid

German: Gefleckte Knabenkraut

Portuguese: Sapelo-maior

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Asparagales (72)

        Family: Orchidaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Dactylorhiza (2)

            Epithet: maculata (L.) Soó (4)

maculata => spotted, stained or blotched

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet, pink, white

External links

Check for Dactylorhiza maculata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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