Genus: Platanthera

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Platanthera Richard, De Orchid. Eur., 20, 26, 35. 1817.

List of Platanthera Species

References to Platanthera

  • Bateman, R. M. 2003. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution of Orchidinae and selected Habenariinae (Orchidaceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 142: 1-40.
  • Bateman, R. M. 1997. Phylogenetics of subtribe Orchidinae (Orchidoideae, Orchidaceae) based on nuclear ITS sequences. 2. Infrageneric relationships and reclassification to achieve monophyly of Orchis sensu stricto. Lindleyana 12: 113-141.
  • Bowles, M. 2005. Relationships between soil characteristics, distribution and restoration potential of the federal threatened eastern prairie fringed orchid, Plantanthera leucophaea (Nutt.) Lindl. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 154: 273-285.
  • Brown, C. J.; Scott, P. J. 1997. Environmental parameters influencing the distribution of Platanthera blephariglottis and Platanthera clavellata (Orchidaceae) in peatlands on the Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland. Canad. J. Bot. 75: 974-980.
  • Brown, P. M. 1992. Platanthera pallida, new species (Orchidaceae), of fringed orchis from Long Island, New York, USA. Novon 2: 308-311.
  • Carpenter, G. M. 1959. A color variant of Habenaria cristata. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 86: 137-138.
  • Catling, P. M. 1983. Autogamy in eastern Canadian Orchidaceae a review of current knowledge ands some observations. Nat. Canad. 110: 37-54.
  • Catling, P. M.; Brownell, V. R. 1999. Platanthera lacera x leucophaea, a new cryptic natural hybrid, and a key to northeastern North American fringed-orchids. Canad. J. Bot. 77: 1144-1149.
  • Cole, F. R.; Firmage, D. H. 1984. The floral ecology of Platanthera blephariglottis. Amer. J. Bot. 71: 700-710.
  • Hapeman, J. R. 1997. Pollination and floral biology of Platanthera peramoena (Orchidaceae). Lindleyana 12: 19-25.
  • Kapoor, B. M. 1987. Annotated list of the chromosome numbers of the vascular flora of northeastern America V. Naturaliste Canad. 114: 105-116.
  • Keenan, P. E. 1986. New stations for Platanthera flava and Triphora trianthophora and other observations. Rhodora 88: 409-412.
  • Lamont, E. E.; Fitzgerald, J. M. 2001. Noteworthy plants reported from the Torrey Range- 2000. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 128: 409-414.
  • Little, K. J. 2005. Pollination ecology, genetic diversity and selection on nectar spur length in Platanthera lacera (Orchidaceae). Pl. Spec. Biol. 20: 183-190.
  • McGrath, R. T. 2008. Contributions to the status and morphology of Platanthera pallida, pale fringe orchis. Long Island Botanical Society Newsletter 18: 1,3-6.
  • Pridgeon, A. M. 1997. Phylogenetics of subtribe Orchidinae (Orchidoideae, Orchidaceae) based on nuclear its sequences. 1. Intergeneric relationships and polyphyly of Orchis sensu lato. Lindleyana 12: 89-109.
  • Reddoch, A. H. 1993. The species pair Platanthera orbiculata and P. macrophylla (Orchidaceae): taxonomy, morphology, distributions and habitats. Lindleyana 8: 171-187.
  • Reddoch, J. M.; Reddoch, A. H. 2007. Population ecology of Platanthera hookeri (Orchidaceae) in southwestern Quebec, Canada. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 134: 369-378.
  • Robertson, J. L.; Wyatt, R. 1990. Evidence for pollination ecotypes in the yellow-fringed orchis Platanthera ciliaris. Evolution 44: 121-133.
  • Robertson, J. L.; Wyatt, R. 1990. Reproductive biology of the yellow-fringed orchid Platanthera ciliaris. Amer. J. Bot. 77: 388-398.
  • Schrenk. W. J. 1978. North American Platantheras: Evolution in the making. Amer. Orchid Soc. Bull. 47: 429-437.
  • Smreciu, E. A.; Currah, R. S. 1989. Symbiotic gemination of seeds of terrestrial orchids of North America and Europe. Lindleyana 4: 6-15.
  • Stoutamire, W. P. 1974. Relationships of the Purple-fringed Orchis Platanthera psycodes and P. grandiflora. Brittonia 26: 42-58.
  • Wallace, L. E. 2003. An evaluation of taxonomic boundaries in Platanthera dilatata (Orchidaceae) based on morphological and molecular variation. Rhodora 105: 322-336.
  • Zettler, L. W.; Jofer, C. J. 1998. Propagation of the little club-spur orchid (Platanthera clavellata) by symbiotic seed germination and its ecological implications. Environm. Exp. Bot. 39: 189-195.