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Epipactis helleborine (L.) Crantz (Broad-leaved Helleborine)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Lewis, L. & Spencer, E.J., 2005 Epipactis phyllanthes var cambrensis (C.A.Thomas) P.Sell and other unusual Epipactis at Kenfig National Nature Reserve

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 4 general literature references to Epipactis helleborine (Broad-leaved Helleborine)

Epipactis helleborine may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
LILIIDAE
(monocotyledonous flowering plants)
ORCHIDACEAE
(orchids)
Epipactis
(Epipactis helleborines)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 9 feeding and other relationships of Epipactis helleborine (Broad-leaved Helleborine)

Further Information

Pollination Pollinated by wasps. The flower produces chemicals identical to those produced by cabbage leaves damaged by Large White Caterpillars, a major wasp prey item. This chemical mimicry is thought to attract the wasps.
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