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Fam.:  Orchidaceae / Orchid Family

Synon.:  Lysiella oligantha  (TURCZ.) NEVSKI,  Platanthera obtusata  (BANKS ex PURSH) LINDL.  subsp. oligantha  (TURCZ.) HULTEN

Genus:  Platanthera  (L.) RICH.,  Lysiella  RYDB.
 

Authors:
   TURCZ.:  Nikolai Stepanowitsch Turtschaninow (1796 - 1863), Russian botanist
   NEVSKI:  Sergei Arsenjewitsch Newski (1908 - 1938), Russian botanist
   BANKS:  Joseph Banks (1743 - 1820), English naturalist
   PURSH:  Frederick Traugott Pursh (1774 - 1820), American botanist of German descent
   LINDL.:  John Lindley (1799 - 1865), English botanist at Kew
   HULTEN:  Oskar Eric Gunnar Hultén (1894 - 1981), Swedish botanist
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
   RICH.:  Louis Claude Marie Richard (1754 - 1821), French botanist
   RYDB.:  Per Axel Rydberg (1860 - 1931), Swedish botanist in USA
 

Etymology:
   Platanthera:   wide anther
   oligantha:   oligos = few, anthos = blossom
   Lysiella:   Lysia, Greek legendary figure, diminutive of it
   obtusata:   dull
 

Platanthera oligantha / Blunt-Leaved Orchid, Small Northern Bog Orchid, S  Abisko 3.7.2016 (Photo: Christoph Gerbersmann)
Fig. 1:  Platanthera oligantha / Blunt-Leaved Orchid, Small Northern Bog Orchid
S Abisko 3.7.2016 (Photo: Christoph Gerbersmann)
Platanthera oligantha / Blunt-Leaved Orchid, Small Northern Bog Orchid, S  Abisko 3.7.2016 (Photo: Christoph Gerbersmann)
Fig. 2:  Platanthera oligantha / Blunt-Leaved Orchid, Small Northern Bog Orchid
S Abisko 3.7.2016 (Photo: Christoph Gerbersmann)
Platanthera oligantha / Blunt-Leaved Orchid, Small Northern Bog Orchid, S  Abisko 3.7.2016 (Photo: Christoph Gerbersmann)
Fig. 3:  Platanthera oligantha / Blunt-Leaved Orchid, Small Northern Bog Orchid
S Abisko 3.7.2016 (Photo: Christoph Gerbersmann)
Platanthera oligantha / Blunt-Leaved Orchid, Small Northern Bog Orchid, S  Abisko 3.7.2016 (Photo: Christoph Gerbersmann)
Fig. 4:  Platanthera oligantha / Blunt-Leaved Orchid, Small Northern Bog Orchid
S Abisko 3.7.2016 (Photo: Christoph Gerbersmann)
Platanthera oligantha / Blunt-Leaved Orchid, Small Northern Bog Orchid, S  Abisko 9.7.2016 (Photo: Christoph Gerbersmann)
Fig. 5:  Platanthera oligantha / Blunt-Leaved Orchid, Small Northern Bog Orchid
S Abisko 9.7.2016 (Photo: Christoph Gerbersmann)
Platanthera oligantha / Blunt-Leaved Orchid, Small Northern Bog Orchid, S  Abisko 9.7.2016 (Photo: Christoph Gerbersmann)
Fig. 6:  Platanthera oligantha / Blunt-Leaved Orchid, Small Northern Bog Orchid
S Abisko 9.7.2016 (Photo: Christoph Gerbersmann)
Platanthera oligantha / Blunt-Leaved Orchid, Small Northern Bog Orchid, S  Abisko 8.7.2016 (Photo: Christoph Gerbersmann)
Fig. 7:  Platanthera oligantha / Blunt-Leaved Orchid, Small Northern Bog Orchid
S Abisko 8.7.2016 (Photo: Christoph Gerbersmann)
   
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