Plant Genera


Family Code: ORCHID
Genus Code: APLEC
Genus CN: Adam and Eve
Genus Authority: Torr.
Genus Summary: A genus of 2 species, 1 in e. North America and 1 in Japan (Sheviak & Catling in FNA 2002a).
Genus Identification: Identification notes: Like Tipularia, Aplectrum has a single, overwintering leaf, purplish on the underside, and withering prior to the appearance of the flowering stalk; they are readily separable by leaf shape, texture, and veining (see Tipularia).
Genus References: Sheviak & Catling in FNA (2002a); Correll (1950)=X.
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