''Platanthera chlorantha'', commonly known as greater butterfly-orchid, is a species of orchid in the genus ''Platanthera''. It can be found throughout Europe and Morocco. The name ''Platanthera'' is derived from Greek, meaning "broad anthers", while the species name, ''chlorantha'', means "green-flowered".
Greater butterfly-orchid is similar to lesser butterfly-orchid, ''Platanthera bifolia'', which is about the same size, but with smaller flowers. Greater butterfly-orchid is a herbaceous.. more