Traunsteinera globosa (L.) Rchb. (Orchidaceae), a new species for the flora of the Republic of North Macedonia

Vol 25 No 1 (2022): Acta Musei Macedonici Scientiarum Naturalium

  • Slavčo Hristovski Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Institute of Biology, Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
  • Renata Ćušterevska Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Institute of Biology, Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
  • Marija Trenčeva Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Institute of Biology, Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

Abstract

Traunsteinera globosa (L.) Rchb. (Globe orchid) of the family Orchidaceae was recorded on Korab mountain in an alpine pasture in July 2022. Both the genus Traunsteinera and the species Traunsteinera globosa are new to the flora of the Republic of North Macedonia. This record represents the southernmost limit of its distribution in Europe. Data on the key morphological characteristics, distribution, habitat preferences and population size are also presented in this article.

Published
Dec 6, 2022
How to Cite
HRISTOVSKI, Slavčo; ĆUŠTEREVSKA, Renata; TRENČEVA, Marija. Traunsteinera globosa (L.) Rchb. (Orchidaceae), a new species for the flora of the Republic of North Macedonia. Acta Musei Macedonici Scientiarum Naturalium, [S.l.], v. 25, n. 1, p. 79-82, dec. 2022. ISSN 2545-4587. Available at: <https://acta.musmacscinat.mk/index.php/acta/article/view/87>. Date accessed: 09 feb. 2023.