In: Phyton 62-63 (2022): S. 29-34; DOI: 10.12905/0380.phyton62-63-2023-0029; Published online on 16 January 2023
Epipactis exilis (Orchidaceae), a species new to the flora of Serbia
Vladan Djordjevic, Predrag Lazarevic, Vera Stankovc & Eva Kabaš
with 3 figures
Key words: Epipactis exilis, Orchidaceae, biodiversity, Serbia, Balkan Peninsula.
Djordjevic V., Lazarevic P., Stankovic V. & Kabaš E. 2023. Epipactis exilis (Orchidaceae), a species new to the flora of Serbia. – Phyton (Horn, Austria) 62–63: 29–34, with 3 figures.
Epipactis exilis P. Delforge (Orchidaceae) was found at Mt. Kopaonik (Central Serbia) as a new species in the flora of Serbia. This is the first known locality of this species in the Central Balkans. Morphological characteristics, distribution data, habitat preferences and population size are provided. Based on the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria, E. exilis is estimated as Critically Endangered (CR D) in Serbia.