(last page)Goodyera, yövilkat

These plants are commonly found in north America, where there are several species which resample our G. repens. Most of the species are from tropics. They are larger and handsome plants, althought they hae small flowers. G. macrophylla, endemic to Madeira is large species and and well protected, as it is very rare. Besides the twwo species mentioned there are no other species in Europe. 

The genus is guite close to Spiranthes, genus which can be found as far north as Sweden and Denmark and also tropical Ludisia is close relative of Goodyeras

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