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L Ophrys lutea subsp. melena Renz is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Ophrys lutea Cav. in the genus Ophrys (family Orchidaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 141399) with original publication details: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 25: 264 1928.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Ophrys galilaea subsp. melena (Renz) Del Prete Synonym L WCSP
Ophrys melena (Renz) Paulus & Gack Synonym H WCSP
Ophrys praemelena S.Hertel & Presser Synonym H WCSP

The species Ophrys lutea Cav. has a further 19 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-141399.

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