Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

Àrea de Botànica, Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears

Gennaria diphylla (Link) Parl.

Family : ORCHIDACEAE

Genus : Gennaria

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands.

    Distribution in the islands : Formentera. Ibiza. Mallorca.

    General distribution : West Mediterranean

    Flowering time : March. April.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Pine woodlands and shady garriques.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : A species pertaining to the Orchidaceae, characterized by two only leaves, which are located above the stem, rounded in shape, almost without a petiole and hugging the stem. The flowers are small greenish and form an elongated inflorescence that when first emerged is slightly pendulate. In the Balearic Islands it can only be found in the Pitiusses.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra