|Scope: Global & Europe|
|Scientific Name:||Epipactis nordeniorum Robatsch|
Epipactis albensis Nováková & Rydlo ssp. mecsekensis (A.Molnár & Robatsch) Kreutz
Epipactis albensis Nováková & Rydlo ssp. moravica (Batoušek) Kreutz
Epipactis mecsekensis A. Molnár & Robatsch
Epipactis moravica Batoušek
Epipactis nordeniorum Robatsch ssp. mecsekensis (A.Molnár & Robatsch) Kreutz
Epipactis nordeniorum Robatsch ssp. moravica (Batoušek) Kreutz
Epipactis persica (Soó) Hausskn. ex Nannf. ssp. moravica (Batoušek) H.Baumann & R.Lorenz
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable B2ab(iii,v) (Regional assessment) ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Fay, M. & Bilz, M.|
European regional assessment: Vulnerable (VU)
EU 27 regional assessment: Vulnerable (VU)
Epipactis nordeniorum is extremely rare and extremely local where it occurs. The distribution area of the species is very fragmented with few locations. The area of occupancy is below 2,000 km² and an ongoing decline of the populations is suspected. Main threats to the species are changes in forest management and logging, mining, and construction of forest roads. Therefore, Epipactis nordeniorum is assessed as Vulnerable.
|Range Description:||Epipactis nordeniorum is endemic to central Europe, where it occurs in Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, and Croatia. The species can be found up to 400 m altitude. (Delforge 1995, Flora Croatica Database 2004, The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 2010).|
Native:Austria; Croatia; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary
Epipactis nordeniorum is extremely rare and extremely local where it occurs. The distribution area of the species is very fragmented with few locations. The overall population is decreasing (Delforge 1995).
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:|
Epipactis nordeniorum is found in open woodland, mixed oak-hornbeam woods and oak-alder riverine. It prefers moist to damp substrates. This species grows in shaded sites and flowers from late July to September (Delforge 1995).
|Use and Trade:||
There are no known uses.
Epipactis nordeniorum is threatened by the ongoing exploitation of its habitats due to destruction of forests, deforestation, clearing of old trees, construction of forests roads, drainage, tourism, and mining. It is furthermore affected by grazing by wild animals and recreational activities. (Delforge 1995).
All orchids are included under Annex B of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). This orchid is classed as Critically Endangered in Czech Republic (Holub and Procházka 2000) and Near Threatened in Hungary (Király 2007).
The following actions are recommended to protect Epipactis nordeniorum;
|Citation:||Rankou, H. 2011. Epipactis nordeniorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T175993A7165134.Downloaded on 21 July 2018.|
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