Spiranthes rufescens Fischer ex Klotzsch, Allg. Gartenzeitung 10: 107. 1842, in syn.
No original Klotzsch material is known of Sarcoglottis rufescens. The neotype is a cultivated plant that flowered in St. Petersburg in 1835, bears an unpublished name "Neottia rufescens Fischer," and undoubtedly represents the original population introduced to horticulture.