Orchis mascula (L.) L.

Jarvis, Charlie, 2007, pp 705 - 708 in: Order out of Chaos, Order out of Chaos: Linnaean Plant Names and their Types, London: The Linnean Society of London, pp. 705-708: 706

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Orchis mascula (L.) L.


Orchis mascula (Linnaeus) Linnaeus  , Flora Suecica, ed. 2: 310. 1755.

Basionym: Orchis morio var. m ascula L.  (1753).

Lectotype (Baumann & al. in Mitteilungsbl. Arbeitskr.. Heim. Orchid. B a d en - W ü rttem b erg2 1: 530, Abb. 38. 1989): [icon] “ Testiculi species ////’’in Mattioli, Pi. Epit.: 624. 1586.

Current name: Orchis mascula (L.) L.  LSID  ( Orchidaceae  LSID  ).

N ote: Baumann & al. (in Mitteilungsbl. Arbeitskr.. Heim. Orchid. B a d en -W iirttem b erg2 1: 518, Abb. 34. 1989) wrongly treated this as a new name, rather than a new combination based on O. morio  var. m ascula L. (1753), and designated 1054.19 (LINN) as lectotype. However, O. mascula  is homotypic with O. morio  var. mascula  , which is typified by a Mattioli plate.