Abstract. GEVAUDAN, A., NICOLE, M. & ANGLADE, J.-Ph. - Epipactis helleborine var. castanearum, a new variety of the French flora  [Natural. belges 92 (Orchid. 24): 33-44].
A new variety of Epipactis helleborine named Epipactis helleborine var. castanearum is described and delimited versus the other varieties of Epipactis helleborine growing in France. The current known distribution area of the new variety is provided.

Key-Words: Orchidaceae, genus Epipactis, Epipactis helleborine, Epipactis helleborine var. minor, Epipactis helleborine var. orbicularis, Epipactis helleborine var. castanearum var. nov., flora of France.