Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Orchis collina Solander

Family : ORCHIDACEAE

Genus : Orchis

    Catalan common name : Abellera papallona petita.

    Province distribution : Alicante. Balearic Islands.

    Distribution in the islands : Formentera. Mallorca.

    General distribution : South Mediterranean

    Flowering time : March. April.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Pine woodlands and garriques.

    IUCN Category : Datos insuficientes

    Characteristics : This orchid is recognisable because the labellum of the flower is not lobulate, it is whole, moreover it has fertile, purple or violet flowers and stems; the leaves are wide and are often have black marks. Like many orchids it flowers at the beginning of spring.

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