Monographs Details: Sarcoglottis rufescens Klotzsch
Authority: Christenson, Eric A. 1995. Type Specimens of Orchidaceae Conserved at the Komarov Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia(LE). 47: 31-43.

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 The neotype is a cultivated plant that flowered in St. Petersburg in 1835, bears an unpublished name "Neottia rufescens Fischer," and undoubtedly represents the original population introduced to horticulture.