Epipactis gigantea Douglas

, Fl. Bor.-Amer. (Hooker) 2(11): 202, t. 202 (1839).
IPNI Identifier
Flora Boreali-Americana [Hooker]; or, the botany of the northern parts of British America...
2(11): 202, t. 202
Date of Publication
1–-15 Nov 1839
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Northwest America: subalpine regions of the Blue and Rocky Mountains; Columbia River, about Fort Vancouver
Distribution Of Types
Type Remarks
collection: D. Douglas s.n., s.d.; Dr Scouler s.n., s.d.


Hooker, the publishing author, ascribed the name and its validating diagnosis simultaneoulsy to Douglas (see Vienna Code Art. 46 Ex. 14).


Basionym of
Peramium giganteum (Douglas) J.M.Coult., Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 2(3): 424 (1894).
Basionym of
Limodorum giganteum (Douglas) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 672 (1891), nom. illeg.
Basionym of
Serapias gigantea (Douglas) A.A.Eaton, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 21: 67 (1908).
Basionym of
Amesia gigantea (Douglas) A.Nelson & J.F.Macbr.
Basionym of
Helleborine gigantea (Douglas) Druce, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 36(9): 547 (1909).
Basionym of
Helleborine gigantea (Douglas) Druce
Basionym of
Peramium giganteum (Douglas) J.M.Coult.
Basionym of
Serapias gigantea (Douglas) A.A.Eaton
Basionym of
Amesia gigantea (Douglas) A.Nelson & J.F.Macbr., Bot. Gaz. 56(6): 472 (1913).
Basionym of
Arthrochilium giganteum (Douglas) Szlach., Orchidee (Hamburg) 54(5): 60 (2003).
Same citation as
Epipactis gigantea Douglas, Fl. Bor.-Amer. (Hooker) 2(11): 202, t. 202 (1839).
Same citation as
Epipactis gigantea Douglas