Taxon: Epipactis gigantea Douglas

 
Genus: Epipactis
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Neottieae
Nomen number: 448137
Place of publication: W. J. Hooker, Fl. bor.-amer. 2:202, t. 202. 1839
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • authorship verified from original literature
  • • both the name and its validating diagnosis were simultaneously ascribed to Douglas, so he is the author of the name (see Melbourne ICN Art. 46, Ex. 9)
Typification:
Name Verified on: 20-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • chatterbox  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • giant helleborine  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • stream orchid  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • storknipprot  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia (s.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Oklahoma (s.), South Dakota (s.w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming (w.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte, Baja Sur]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?448137. Accessed 18 June 2018.