John and Gerry's    Orchids of Britain and Europe
Home The genus Gymnadenia

The species                   

G. borealis     
G. conopsea
G. conopsea x D. fucshii
G. conopsea x D. purpurella
G. corneliana
G. densiflora
G. rhellicani
G. rhellicani var robusta


Origin:  Gymnadenia literally means "naked gland", and refers to the lack of a bursicle.