Listera ovata

Lis ova 1      Lis ova 2 

Listera ovata       
taxonomy described by (Linnaeus) Brown, Robert  &  Aiton, William  &  Aiton William Townsend
  published in Hortus Kewensis  5 : 201    1813
    or, a Catalogue of the Cultivated Plants in the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew . London 
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Neottieae
  subtribe Listerinae
  genus Listera  R.Brown 1813
  chromosomes  34  (GIROS) 
native of           origins

deciduous forests, edges of woods, spruce, alpine meadows and wet meadows -
frequent  on pads and more widespread in the plains, near Brembo River and Adda River at
Bonate Sotto, Canonica d'Adda, Capriate San Geervasio, Fara Gera d'Adda, Terno d'Isola and Treviglio




Lis ova 3  CFCE grid map



  altitude 100 - 1900 m  (330 - 6270 ft)
  exposure Lis ova 4
the plant life form geophyte
  roots     thin horizontal rhizome
  nr. leaves 2
  height 20 - 60 cm  (8" - 24")
  nr. flowers 20 - 80
  blooming may to august
  index of rarity     36,19
CITES appendix II


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