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H Neottia nidus-avis (L.) Rich. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Neottia (family Orchidaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 134261) with original publication details: De Orchid. Eur. 37 1817.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Distomaea nidus-avis (L.) Spenn. Synonym H WCSP
Epipactis nidus-avis (L.) Crantz Synonym H WCSP
Helleborine nidus-avis (L.) F.W.Schmidt Synonym H WCSP
Helleborine succulenta F.W.Schmidt Synonym H WCSP
Listera nidus-avis (L.) Curtis Synonym H WCSP
Malaxis nidus-avis (L.) Bernh. Synonym H WCSP
Neottia abortiva Gray Misapplied H WCSP
Neottia macrostelis Peterm. Synonym H WCSP
Neottia nidus-avis f. dilatata Zapal. Synonym L WCSP
Neottia nidus-avis f. glandulosa Beck Synonym L WCSP
Neottia nidus-avis f. micrantha Zapal. Synonym L WCSP
Neottia orobanchoidea St.-Lag. Synonym H WCSP
Neottia squamosa Dulac Synonym H WCSP
Neottidium nidus-avis (L.) Schltdl. Synonym H WCSP
Ophrys nidus-avis L. Synonym H WCSP
Serapias nidus-avis (L.) Steud. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-134261, and has not been changed.