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Synonyms for Listera

genus of terrestrial orchids having usually a single pair of broad shining leaves near the middle of the stem

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Pollination biology of Listera ovata (Orchidaceae).
During their two-day botanical hunt, the group felt fortunate and thrilled to have seen seventeen different species of orchids, from the small twayblade, Listera australis, to the large and regal lady's-slipper, Cypripedium reginae.
Brzosko, E and Wroblewska, A: Low allozymic variation in two island populations of Listera ovata (Orchidaceae) from NE Poland.
Neyland 1822 AF205126 Orchidaceae Listera australis Lindl.
This search has continued on, and in 2004, at Churchill, we finally completed our search for the 36th species, when we discovered a colony of the rare Listera borealis, the northern twayblade.