Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Limodorum trabutianum Battand.

Family : ORCHIDACEAE

Genus : Limodorum

    Catalan common name : Clavell bord.

    Province distribution : Alicante. Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castellón.

    Distribution in the islands : Mallorca.

    General distribution : West Mediterranean

    Flowering time : April. May. June.

    Life-forms : Geophyte.

    Habitat : Holm oak forest of the Serra de Tramuntana.

    IUCN Category : Poco preocupante

    Characteristics : This a saprobic orchid, and so, the stem is not green but violet in colour, as no chlorophyll is present. The flowers emerge at the extreme of the stem, colour violet, and unlike Limodorum abortivum, have a very short spur, less than 3mm long. Lives in encinals, flowers from May to June.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra