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
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.