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Black Vanilla Orchid

Observed: 9th July 2009 By: geff.2007geff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plants
Orchid, Black Vanilla
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martinjohnbishop's picture

According to some authorities

According to some authorities
Gymnadenia nigra is endemic to Scandinavia and the alpine taxon is
http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl1.1/record/kew-93730
Gymnadenia rhellicani (Teppner & E.Klein) Teppner & E.Klein

geff.2007's picture

Thanks Martin - It does get

Thanks Martin - It does get complicated!
Ispot seems to still link to Nigritella nigra which is what mine and one other were posted as, whereas I see your post is
named Gymnadenia nigra
but as you state my same sighting when added to Tela-Botanica is classed as Gymnadenia rhellicani (Teppner & E.Klein) Teppner & E.Klein.
I still don't understand who decides to change the names because I have found that they use a lot of different Latin names in France.